Disorders of Consciousness

amnesia, frontal lobe syndrome, and autism
Option A: Evaluate one of the disorders of consciousness covered this week. Explain theories of etiology (causation), including the neuroanatomical structures, neurotransmitter/receptor systems, and the functional nervous system pathways involved. Include an analysis of the contribution of genetics, the environment, and lifestyle to the development and natural history of the condition. Provide information regarding diagnostic criteria and evaluate options for care interventions (both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic). Lastly, identify the neuroanatomical structures and any neurotransmitter/receptor systems involved.

You must use a minimum of one peer-reviewed source that was published within the last five years, documented in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.  Your post should be a minimum of 250 words. You may cite and reference your textbook, required reading and/or multimedia, but these will not fulfill the source requirement.




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Amnesia is a consciousness disorder which disables people from memorizing data. At the same time, amnesia also disables an individual from recalling some information that is stored in their memory. As a result of this, amnesia is simply described as memory loss. This disorder is usually caused by several factors. These factors include both functional and organic. However, their symptoms are usually the same. People suffering from this disorder find it very difficult to imagine their future since the imagination of the future is closely linked with recalling future occurrences something that their memory cannot do. According to studies conducted, people’s ability to recollect experiences and events is a very complex process. This has in turn made it hard for experts to know how to assist people suffering from amnesia into recalling their …

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