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    Gosselin, 2012; Eisenberg, Meehan, & Mannix, 2014). This means that sometimes as high as 15 percent of these concussions, just the ones reported have serious problems that come with them. This case study goes in depth studying when or even if athletes should return to their respective sports. More than that though this study looks at the long term affects and reports that findings from this case series suggest that speech-language pathologists can deliver individualized interventions that lead to positive clinical outcomes. To avoid the negative long term affects and correctly treat a concussion it is recommended that 1 to 2 months postconcussion: (a) preconcussion education and neurocognitive baseline testing, (b) immediate concussion screening and ongoing follow-up if symptomatic, (c) neurocognitive assessment with physical and cognitive rest if symptomatic, (d) physician management of any residual somatic symptoms, and (e) academic accommodations if school performance is affected (Knollman-Porter, Constantinidou, & Marron, 2014). This article suggests that if these protocols are followed and the athlete in question remains diligent and safe in play the negative long term affects such as early on set dementia can be avoided. Perhaps what is the most trying and detrimental about the problem with concussions is that, currently there are no evidence-based guidelines for the management of persistent cognitive symptoms following concussion. With the inability to manage…

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    One hundred sixteen children, sixty three LBW children and fifty three normal birth weight children participated in the experiment. All children were born in Amsterdam, Netherlands and were 5.6 years old during the experiment (Geldof et al., 2014). The study focused on neurocognitive factors of both the LBW children and the control group children with the normal birth weight. Researchers used several methods including oculomotor assessment, Retinomax K-PLUS eye refraction testing machine,…

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    Methods Neurocognitive Assessment: Neurocognitive assessment will be performed by a team of trained psychologist. Patients will be evaluated using classical well-validated paradigms designed to measure a set cold and hot executive functions in a touch screen interactive platform (Cold functions: sustained attention, shifting attention, response inhibition, working memory; hot functions: conditioned learning, sensibility to reward). The system allows to individualize the characteristics (response…

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    After viewing the State of Consciousness section on "Dreams," the experiences I have had with dreams are more understandable now. For example, since I play fantasy football, I have had dreams in which I stressed over losing on fantasy football due to severe injuries for the players on my team or simply just mismanagement. Most importantly, these dreams typically occurred in Sunday night and several days afterwards, when football was still fresh in my mind. These dreams do make sense now as they…

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    Neurocognitive disorders are shown to be some of the most prominent disorders in the US. Neurocognitive disorders can effect any demographic; they do not choose only certain type of people, and they can have an effect on anyone no matter their age, gender, ethnicity, etc. A Neurocognitive disorder is a disorder that is usually developed over time and affects mainly people of the older generation. A lot of these neurocognitive disorders are shown as a deterioration of certain areas in the brain.…

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    neurodevelopment, psychological health, and social living environment. Now that I’ve given you an overview of what schizophrenia is, I will tell you about some different symptoms and causes of the illness. The severity and characterization of schizophrenia depends of positive and negative symptoms. For example, reduced emotional expressions, excitatory status, and poor cognitive ability. Some negative effects of schizophrenia are emotion impoverishment, speech difficulty, thought…

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    veterans with histories of mild blast TBI, 80 had residual neurocognitive deficits” (R. Ruff, S. Ruff, Wang 949). The neurocognitive deficits mentioned are headaches, migraines, and sleep disturbance. The study also shows that “veterans with residual neurocognitive deficits had been exposed to more explosions. Veterans who had persisting neurocognitive deficits were more likely to have headaches, PTSD, and impaired sleep. They were more likely to have headaches with migraine features. They had…

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    Concussions In Sports

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    In relation to the study, I will find their results to be personally accurate because I feel like I have not suffered neurocognitive deficits, but I do have more intense symptoms now than what I used to. “Subjective, but not Objective, Lingering Effects of Multiple Past Concussions in Adolescents”, a very interesting study done on the subjective view of its participants, meaning based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions. This is the academic study done by Brooks, McKay,…

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    For example, if a person is depressed they may have difficulty remembering names, poor hygiene, difficulty focusing on and completing familiar tasks. Age may also be an obstacle in diagnosing mild neurocognitive disorder as there is expected a neurocognitive decline. Last but not least, medications and other physical conditions can mimic a neurocognitive delay. Taking high doses of B vitamins may slow down the rate of brain atrophy. The emotional reverberations of being unable to rely on your…

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    It can have additional hepatic impacts because of the wide range of extra-hepatic manifestations (HCV-EHMs), as it is emerging as a critical trigger of neuropathogical changes extending from cognitive impairments to depression. In this case, neuropsychiatric disorders and neurocognitive dysfunction are accounted in an almost half of patients with chronic HCV contamination, which are independent of the severity of liver disease or HCV replication rates. Neurocognitive debilitation in patients…

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