TOPOGRAPHICAL DISORIENTATION

a disorder of spatial visualization stemming from lesions within the cerebral cortex. It is demonstrated by trouble or incapacity to remember the ordering of rooms within a house or the furniture within a room of a house wherein the person resides. Individuals with this condition additionally might not be able to remember or depict the location of landmarks or other items within their neighborhoods.

TOPOGRAPHICAL DISORIENTATION: "The patient is suffering from topographical disorientation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TOPOGRAPHICAL DISORIENTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/topographical-disorientation/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
SHARE