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impairment

(Damage), noun detriment, disrepair, harm, hurt, injury, loss
Associated concepts: impairment of vision

impairment

(Disability), noun affliction, ailment, debility, deterioration, disablement, disorder, disqualification, feebleness, frailty, handicap, helplessness, illness, impairment, impotence, impotency, inability, innbility to work, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incompetence, incompetency, indisposition, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficacy, inefficiency, infirmity, insufficiency, malady, sickness, unfitness, unsoundness, weakness
Associated concepts: complete disability, continuous disabillty, disability benefits, disability compensation, disability innurance, general disability, medical disability, mental dissbility, partial disability, proof of disability, temporary disability, total disability

impairment

(Drawback), noun detriment, inability, liability, limitation
Associated concepts: impairment of funds, impairment of security
See also: abuse, cost, damage, defacement, defect, deficiency, defilement, deterioration, detriment, disability, disrepair, expense, fault, handicap, harm, injury, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice, wear and tear
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Age-associated memory impairment. Proposed diagnostic criteria and measures of clinical change: Report of a National Institute of Mental Health Work Group.
The result of a randomized clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of ginkgo biloba special extract EGb 761 (ginkgo) suggests that ginkgo is not effective as a treatment for older people with dementia or age-associated memory impairment. These results contrast sharply with those of previous ginkgo trials, according to an article in the October 2000 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Van Dongen M, van Rossum E.
In a study by US neurology expert Dr Thomas Crook, 149 people with age-associated memory impairment were given a daily dose of 300mg of phosphatidyl serine or a placebo.
Age-associated memory impairment: proposed diagnostic criteria and measures of clinical change--Report of a National Institute of Mental Health work group.
Regarding clinical interventions for users with cognitive impairment or age-associated memory impairment (pharmacological treatments as well as cognitive stimulation and memory training), it is important to determine what memory failures occur given that intervention should be directed toward, among other objectives, resolving memory lapses in daily life.
* Consider taking ginkgo biloba, which has been found in some research to help improve verbal recall among older adults with age-associated memory impairment.