topographic disorientation

topographic disorientation

a psychiatric disorder based on Freud's topographic model of the mental apparatus, consisting of conscious, preconscious, and unconscious systems for interpreting perceptions of the outside world and internal perceptions. Under certain conditions, such as frustration or sleep, psychic energy reanimates unconscious memories, resulting in hallucinations in mental disorders.
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She describes client-centered practice and evidence-based practice, general evaluation methods such as interviewing and administering tests, visual processing skills based on modified information processing theory and Warren's hierarchical model of visual processing, apraxia, body scheme disorders such as right-left discrimination, visual discrimination skills such as spatial relations and topographic disorientation, agnosia in its various forms, orientation and attention, memory, executive function, acalculia, factors that influence vision, perception and cognition such as depression, and the use of computers in retraining of the patient.
After having strokes, these people had developed an unusual condition called topographic disorientation.