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Apraxia, Contralateral Neglect and Prosopagnosia

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A) What is apraxia and what kinds of lesions produce it?
b) What is contralateral neglect; what kinds of lesions produce it?
c) What is prosopagnosia, and is it always restricted to the perception of faces? hide problem

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Knowledge of symptoms of appropriate brain areas lesion helps to differ psychiatric and neurological disorders.

The study of discrete organic cerebral lesions resulting in clearly definable psychiatric disorders may provide an understanding of the underlying pathophysiological basis of these disorders. Different nervous functions need the integrational work of various brain areas. The regions differ from each other by the importance of playing part in corresponding functions. The differential problems appear because various structural brain lesions provide symptoms, ...

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Knowledge of symptoms of appropriate brain areas lesion helps to differ psychiatric and neurological disorders.

The study of discrete organic cerebral lesions resulting in clearly definable psychiatric disorders may provide an understanding of the underlying pathophysiological basis of these disorders.

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