Disorders Of The Sensory Systems

Read Chapters 6 and 7 of your text. Then, select a disorder of the sensory system to discuss. You must choose a different disorder than your peers. If you would like to focus on a disorder that is not on the list, please get prior approval from your instructor.
Select a disorder of the sensory system from this list.

Anton’s syndrome
blindsight
Balint’s syndrome
Gerstmann’s syndrome
akinetopsia
central achromatopsia
apperceptive agnosia
associative agnosia
prosopagnosia
object anomia
alexia without agraphia
hemispatial neglect
phantom limb pain
simultanagnosia
Capgras syndrome
tactile agnosia
cortical deafness
pure word deafness
receptive amusia
Conduct research and locate two peer-reviewed articles to support your statements. In your post

Explain the symptoms of the disorder.
Describe how the diagnosis is made (e.g., findings on brain imaging, laboratory testing, etc.).
Discuss the neurobiological basis for the disorder (e.g., CNS structures involved and neurotransmitters).
Describe the functional deficits associated with the disorder including how these may impact the patient’s ability to carry out activities of daily living (e.g., occupational, social, recreational).
Cite your sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center .

 

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