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ideational apraxia (conceptual apraxia)DISORDER

Patients have an inability to conceptualize a task and impaired ability to complete multi-step actions. Consists of an inability to select and carry out an appropriate motor program. For example, the patient may complete actions in incorrect orders, such as buttering bread before putting it in the toaster, or putting on shoes before putting on socks. There is also a loss of ability to voluntarily perform a learned task when given the necessary objects or tools. For instance, if given a screwdriver, the patient may try to write with it as if it were a pen, or try to comb his hair with a toothbrush.

Classified under apraxia
Contributed by: PWright about nine months ago
TASKS associated with ideational apraxia (conceptual apraxia)
and their CONTRASTS



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IDEATIONAL APRAXIA (CONCEPTUAL APRAXIA)
 
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