dysexecutive syndrome

dysexecutive syndrome

(dis″eg-zek′yŭ-tiv) [ dys- + L. executivus, carried out]
The consequences of diseases of the frontal lobe of the brain, in which people have cognitive difficulties, e.g., paying attention, organizing time and tasks, making plans, and solving problems, as well as psychological and emotional problems.
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Frontal lobe syndrome or dysexecutive syndrome, which occurs as a result of frontal lobe injury, presents as a specific entity including the symptoms such as disorders in executive function, abstract thinking, speech production and personality, and emotional changes (e.
The Behavioral Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome (BADS; Wilson, Alderman, Burgess, Emslie, & Evans, 1996) is a test battery designed to predict everyday dysfunctions that arise from the dysexecutive syndrome, especially among brain damaged patients.
18 BADS Behavioural Assessment Dysexecutive Syndrome, WCST Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, OE Omission Errors, OC Comission Errors * p [less than or equal to] 0.
In this manner, if we try to understand the nature of the difficulties inherent to executive dysfunction, they can be reasonably understood as being a failure at the level of Norman & Shallice's SAS model (1986), also creating the basis for the main characteristics of dysexecutive syndrome, a term proposed by Baddeley (1986), characterized as a more functional cognitive deficit associated with frontal lobe syndrome.
Disinhibition syndrome is connected with orbitofrontal atrophy, (11) apathetic syndrome with atrophy of anterior cingulate, (11) and dysexecutive syndrome with dorsolateral prefrontal atrophy.
Case descriptions and co-occurring conditions such as ADHD, Rett syndrome, disintegrative psychosis, and dysexecutive syndrome are included.
El Cuestionario Disejecutivo (DEX) forma parte de la bateria Behavioural Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome (BADS, Wilson, Alderman, Burgess, Emslie y Evans, 1996).
Kodituwakku proposed a behavioral phenotype for children with FASD that includes dysexecutive syndrome, increased inattentiveness, compared with controls, and possible signs of hyperactivity, mood disorders, and conduct disorder.
TBI is a prevalent and expensive health problem in New Zealand (Caradoc-Davies & Dixon, 1995), commonly resulting in difficulties in the initiation and regulation of behaviour, often referred to as dysexecutive syndrome (Baddeley & Wilson, 1988).
Factor analytical study using questionnaires measuring dysexecutive problems in everyday life also suggests a fractionation of the dysexecutive syndrome among patients with neurological disorders.
The Behavioural Assessment of the Dysexecutive Syndrome (BADS) is one of the instruments that systematically uses everyday tasks as a way of evaluating the executive functions (Wilson, Alderman, Burgess, Emslie, & Evans, 1996).