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Treating memory impairments

Vicki S. Dohrmann

Treating memory impairments

a memory book and other strategies

by Vicki S. Dohrmann

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Published by Communication Skill Builders in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Memory disorders -- Treatment.,
  • Memory disorders -- Treatment -- Forms.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVicki S. Dohrmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC394.M46 D64 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1231783M
    ISBN 100884501787
    LC Control Number94233828
    OCLC/WorldCa32017719

    Now presented in full color, this updated edition of Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and Dementia is designed as a practical guide for clinicians that delivers the latest treatment approaches and research findings for dementia and related illnesses. Drs. Budson and Solomon — both key leaders in the field — cover the essentials of physical and cognitive examinations and laboratory and. Age-related memory loss The brain is capable of producing new brain cells at any age, so significant memory loss is not an inevitable result of aging. But just as it .

    Cognitive impairment is a broad term used to describe some degree of difficulty with cognitive ment can range in intensity and may involve problems with memory, concentration. 4 Ways to Stop Age-Related Memory Loss. Experts offer tips on how to prevent the decline. Plus, how to tell if it's a senior moment or an early sign of Alzheimer's.

    Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) means having cognitive abilities (memory and thinking skills) that have become worse than “normal” for your age. However, the impairments can’t be bad enough to meet the criteria for dementia. If you’re concerned about your memory, it’s important that you not assume it’s MCI. Cognitive-communication disorders can be identified using the Cognitive-Communication Checklist for Acquired Brain Injury (CCCABI), a free online screening tool. Once cognitive-communication disorders are identified, a referral should be made to the speech-language pathologist for a full assessment.


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Treating memory impairments by Vicki S. Dohrmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Help adolescents and adults with memory impairments increase their independence by means of internal and external memory-enhancing strategies with this step-by-step program. Reproducible book pages increase carryover of memory strategies when sent home with a : Spiral-bound.

This book is a valuable tool for distinguishing normal memory decline from various forms of dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. It is easy to read. Information provided can help those with memory impairment understand what is happening to them.

It can also help family members and friends to know how to interact and support their Treating memory impairments book ones/5(26). Reproducible book pages increase carryover of memory strategies when sent home with a client.

They include: memory book pages training worksheets environmental cue stickers informative handouts for clients, family members, teachers, and employers Treating Memory Impairments also discusses the medical disorders that cause memory impairments, and describes the brain and memory and how Price Range: $ - $ Treating Memory Impairments - Help adolescents & adults with memory impairments increase their independence by means of internal & external memory-enhancing strategies with this step-by-step program.

Reproducible book pages increase carryover of Treating memory impairments book strategies when sent home with a. For individuals with more significant cognitive impairments, creating a memory book is another strategy to aid in the individual’s recovery from their memory impairment. The book can include their name, pictures of them, their family, their friends, pets and experiences meaningful to them.

Treating Memory Impairments: A Memory Book and Other Strategies Spiral-bound – 1 February by Vicki S. Dohrmann (Author)Author: Vicki S. Dohrmann. A Memory Book can be a helpful tool to both the individual diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and the family. The purpose of the Memory Book is to provide a record of the individual’s personal history.

This can be especially helpful as the disease progresses and memory loss increases. The goal of File Size: KB. There are a number of possible ways to group and categorise interventions in dementia care, for example, by the type of treatment approach used.

In this and the following chapter, the main grouping is by the therapeutic goal, with three major domains highlighted: the maintenance of function, including cognitive functions, the management of behaviours that challenge and the reduction of.

Cognitively-impaired people have difficulty with one or more of the basic functions of their brain, such as perception, memory, concentration, and reasoning skills. Common causes of cognitive impairment include Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, brain injury, brain tumor, or HIV-associated dementia.

Many medical problems can cause memory loss or other dementia-like symptoms. Most of these conditions can be treated. Your doctor can screen you for conditions that cause reversible memory impairment.

Possible causes of reversible memory loss include: Medications. Certain medications or a combination of medications can cause forgetfulness or confusion. Treating Memory Impairments: A Memory Book and Other Strategies by Vicki S. Dohrmann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Treating Memory Impairments - Item # Help adolescents and adults with memory impairments increase their independence by means of internal and external memory-enhancing strategies with this step-by-step program.

Reproducible book pages increase carryover of memory strategies when sent home with a client. Get this from a library. Treating memory impairments: a memory book and other strategies. [Vicki S Dohrmann]. Memory Loss Treatment. Treatment for memory loss depends on the cause. In many cases, it may be reversible with treatment.

For example, memory loss from medications may resolve with a change in. The individual with TBI may benefit from reminders to write information in organized sections of the planner/memory book.

Family/friends can remind the person to carry this organizer wherever he/she goes and can encourage him/her to add new information, such as his work schedule information or. People with cognitive impairment may require both drug treatment and other types of support. Ideally, a team approach integrating the services of physicians, nurses, other healthcare professionals, social workers, and community organizations may improve medical and behavioral outcomes for both the patient and caregiver.

(1,2). Medications for Mild Cognitive Impairment. About Mild Cognitive Impairment: Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a general term most commonly defined as a subtle but measurable memory disorder.

MCI is characterized by ongoing memory problems but not by confusion. There is no specific treatment for memory loss in depression but three approaches are standard in the treatment of cognitive deficits common to several mental illnesses: Drills and exercises (remediation techniques) – an example of this would be a computer program designed to.

About cognitive impairment. Cognitive impairment is an issue that is important to keep in mind when assessing and treating veterans. It is common for veterans to present with complex issues that involve more than one mental health disorder, and with alcohol abuse a common feature.

In addition, the veteran population is ageing. Computer-based treatment involves the use of computer technology (e.g., touchscreen tablets) and/or software programs to increase mental activity and enhance cognitive functioning, including processing speed, attention, and working memory (e.g., Barnes et al., ).

Some available programs generate data about the individual’s progress on. Therapy Techniques for Mild Cognitive Impairment Although the current study's treatment only focused on one memory strategy (EMAs) and had a smaller number of participants compared to the.

An experimental drug that bolsters ailing brain cells has raised hopes of a treatment for memory loss, poor decision making and other mental impairments that often strike in old : Ian Sample.Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common occurrence in the United States, with an estimated incidence exceeding 1 million injuries per year.

Cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and physical impairments are common sequelae of TBI and may, in a significant minority of patients, persist well into the Cited by: