Memory Disorders

Most people have occasional memory lapses. Often the problem is trivial or normal consequence of stress or aging. Sometimes the problem is more troublesome. When memory lapses begin to interfere with everyday function, such as job performance or other independent functions, assistance from professionals who specialize in the problems of memory loss may be needed. This clinic was designed to evaluate such problems.

Why have a Memory evaluation?

To rule out other medical problems that might cause memory issues. For example, severe memory loss may be caused by problems with circulation (cardiovascular), infections, thyroid or other hormonal problems, exposure to toxins and other poisons, taking certain kinds medications together, strokes, severe depression, Parkinson's disease, or many years of heavy alcohol or drug abuse.

To ascertain what is causing the memory problems so it can be treated properly. Persons with the following symptoms should consider a memory evaluation.

  • Slow steady memory loss over months or years
  • Change in personality and behavior, such as moodiness, depression, sadness, or aggression
  • Confusion about time and place
  • Loss of ability to take care of oneself and loss of pride and personal appearance
  • Lack of interest in usual daily activities or hobbies
  • Loss of ability to make good decisions
  • Increasing desire to be alone or stay home, away from other people

We can suggest ways to cope with memory loss and functional decline that may affect both the patient and family members.

Advanced Psychological Solutions

13787 Belcher Rd. South

Ste 140

Largo, FL 33771

Phone : 727-518-7294