Neurological disorders

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  • Autism : A Neurological Disorder

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    Autism is a neurological disorder that affects many people all around the world. This disorder can be either moderate or severe and affects the body in several ways. People who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have their expressive, receptive communication, social skills, and socialization disrupted. It has not been until the past several years in which this disorder has received more attention and awareness than it had ever before. Approximately twenty years ago this disorder was considered

  • Conversion Disorder And Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder

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    Conversion Disorder/Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder Abstract Functional Neurological Disorder Symptoms also known as conversion disorder, is a disorder that doctors say isn’t a real disorder that patients seem to make up. The appearance of conversion disorder is often related to traumas or even milder stressors such as the loss of employment or divorce. The following essay will give a general breakdown of what the conversion disorder is, what the symptoms are, the pathophysiology aspect

  • Essay On Neurological Gait Disorders

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    At this point in time neurological gait disorders, which according to Driscoll and Skinner (2008) include: central nervous system disorders such as cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury (spina bifida); motor neuron disorders such as spinal muscular atrophy; peripheral nerve disorders such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease; neuromuscular junction disorders such as congenital myasthenia gravis; and muscle fiber disorders such as Duchenne's muscular dystrophy currently have no known definitive treatments

  • Neurological Disorders

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    Welcome to WritePoint, the automated review system that recognizes errors most commonly made by university students in academic essays. The system embeds comments into your paper and suggests possible changes in grammar and style. Please evaluate each comment carefully to ensure that the suggested change is appropriate for your paper, but remember that your instructor's preferences for style and format prevail. You will also need to review your own citations and references since WritePoint capability

  • Is Autism A Serious Neurological Disorder?

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    I want Wonder Woman Walker to give me an A. Side note, please give me an A, Dr. Walker. Autism is a serious neurological disorder that has the potential of dramatically changing the lives of the family and friends of the patient. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NINDS, Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped

  • Autism Is A Neurological Development Disorder

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    Autism is a neurological development disorder that affects one in eighty-eight people. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fourth edition(DSM-IV) there were five types of autism. They were all listed under what is called Autism Spectrum Disorder. People on the spectrum range from dysfunctional to functional. The most functional form is called, Asperger 's Syndrome. People with Asperger 's Syndrome have above average intelligence; the people on the other end of the spectrum

  • Familial Neurological Disorders: Tourette Syndrome

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    TOURETTE SYNDROME Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a familial neurological disorder of variable expression that is characterized by recurrent involuntary tics involving body movements and vocalizations. The disorder is named after Dr. Georges Gilles de la Tourette, the pioneering French neurologist who in 1885 first described the condition in an 86 year old French noblewoman. Tourette is a type of Tic Disorder that affects all ages, ethnic groups, and races but is three to four times more common with

  • Neurological Disorders Essay

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    neurology and working on the treatment of neurological disorders is so critically important. Through the examination of Huntington’s disease, Bell’s Palsy, and Aphasia, neurologists can work to better the human mind and cure the diseases that attack it, which will infinitely enhance the lives of humans and create a brighter future for us all. The first

  • Dementia Neurological Disorder

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    Dementia Dementia is one example of a neurological disorder. Jeffrey L. Cummings, and Michael R. Trimble (1995), explain that, “Dementia is a clinical syndrome characterized by an acquired persistent impairment in at least three of the following domains of function: language, memory, visuospatial skills, executive abilities, and emotion” (p.136). Patricia Lacks states in, Screening for Brain Dysfunction (1999), that Bondi, Salmon, and Kaszniak (1996, p.167) revealed that, “Recent research on dementia

  • Neurological Disorders: Encephalitis

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    Greek words. Enkephalos, which means brain, and itis, which means inflammation. Encephalitis was defined by Sir John Burton Cleland, a pathologist and naturalist. When he defined it, it was named ‘Australian X disease’. Encephalitis is a neurological disorder that results in the inflammation of the brain and sometimes the meninges. It is usually due to a viral infection. Most often arboviruses cause encephalitis, by transference via mosquitos to humans and animals. When bitten by an infected mosquito