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PSYCHIATRIC - COGNITION


Cognition is the mental process of knowing, thinking, learning and judging.

Often during acute attacks of porphyria cognitive abilities are lessened.

SOURCE:
Dr. Kenneth Carlson
Neuropsychiaric
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Mechanisms involved in such processes in human beings as perception,
attention, learning, memory, thought, concept formation, reading, problem
solving, and the development of such behavior in children is that of cognition.

SOURCE:
Dr. Kenneth Carlson
Neuropsychiatric Medicine
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Cognition is the nature of consciousness and its relation to the brain.

It deals with our memory and our ability to recall.

SOURCE:
Robert Johnson MD
Internal Medicine
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iConsciousness refers to awareness of our own mental processes (or of the
products of such processes).

Cognition is the recognition.

SOURCE:
Joellen Baker FNP
Neuropsychiatric Medicine
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Cognition loss is a key factor for many acute porphyria patients and also
the ,main basis for medical coding for receiving social security disability.

SOURCE:
Dr. Kenneth Carlson
Neuropsychiatric Medicine
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Cognitive psychology is concerned with information processing, and includes a
variety of processes such as attention, perception, learning, and memory.

Cognition is concerned with the structures and representations involved in
cognition.

SOURCE:
Dr. Kenneth Carlson
Neuropsychiatric Medicine
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Memory span refers to the number of items (usually words or digits) that a
person can hold in working memory.

Tests of memory span are often used to measure working memory capacity.
remarkable ability to store endless amounts of information--numeric, factual

Memory is the basis of Cognition which is basic to recall.

SOURCE:
Dr. Kenneth Carlson
Neuropsychiatric Medicine
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Loss of cognition often becomes permanent after strokes.

To a lesser degree cognition remains lost in acute porphyria patient.

SOURCE:
Dr. Kenneth Carlson
Neuropsychiatric Medicine
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