Neuropsychiatric Glossary

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Instrumental activities of daily living

Period during seizure

Ideas of reference
Belief that events in environment have particular meaning in reference to the patient

Ideational (apraxia)
Inability to conceptualize & coordinate the movements needed to complete a motor task

Ideomotor (apraxia)
Inability to accurately perform familiar motor acts

False perception of a real stimulus

Period between seizures

Delusion that people are exchanging identities without changing appearance (form of delusional misidentification)

Supplying a word recently heard instead of a required word in a memory task