neurocognitive disorders consequences. As a mental health professional, you may be the first to suggest the presence of a cognitive mental disorder in a client. Therefore, it is important to be skilled at recognizing the possible causes of cognitive disorders and be prepared to refer the client for a neurological and medical evaluation. As a forensic psychology professional, your knowledge of all disorders will play an important role in applying your services to forensic settings. In this Discussion, you will examine the causes of various cognitive disorders.