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Chapter 13

I. Chapter 13: Neurodevelopmental and Neurocognitive Disorders

....A. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

.........1. Symptoms

.........2. Characteristics

.........3. Causes & Treatment

....B. Learning Disorders

.........1. Symptoms

.........2. Characteristics

.........3. Causes & treatment

....C. Conduct Disorder

.........1. Symptoms

.........2. Characteristics

.........3. Theories & treatment

....D. Autism Spectrum Disorder (No Aspberger's)

.........1 Symptoms

.............a. Communication/social skills

.............b. Repetitive/restrictive behaviors

.............c. Level of severity

.........2. Characteristics

.........3. Causes & treatment

....E Social (pragmatic) Communication Disorder (Asperger's)

....F. Intellectual Disabilities Disorder

.........1. Symptoms

.........2. Characteristics

.........3. Causes & treatment

II. NEUROCOGNITIVE DISORDERS

....A. Delirium

.........1. General Symptoms

.........2. Causes & treatment

....B. Major Neurocognitive Disorder

........1. General Symptoms: Memory loss, decline in abstract reasoning, cognition

........2. Characteristics:

...........a. Non-Alzheimer's group

...........b. Alzheimer's group

...........c. TBI

........3. Causes (Non-Alzheimer's vs Alzhemier)

..........a. General CDC information

..........b. Myth of vaccines

........4. Treatment

....C. Mild Neurocognitive Disorder (Able to maintain independence)

III. TEST III (Final Exam)

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