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A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders$
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Karestan C. Koenen, Sasha Rudenstine, Ezra Susser, and Sandro Galea

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199657018

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.001.0001

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Cognitive function over the life course

Cognitive function over the life course

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(p.185) Chapter 17 Cognitive function over the life course
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A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders
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Marcus Richards

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0017

Cognitive function, which involves the higher mental processes of perception, attention, learning, remembering, and reasoning, is shaped by factors operating across the whole of the life course. This chapter highlights key influences across this trajectory, from conception into childhood, adulthood, and old age. Consistent with the overall theme of this book, the general emphasis is on lifetime risk of cognitive disorder.

Keywords:   cognitive function, cognition, life course, cognitive development, cognitive disorders

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