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Cognitive Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The word 'Dementia' comes from the Latin for what words?

Question 2 2. Early-onset Alzheimer's occurs _____.

Question 3 3. According to Prichard, the final stage in dementia involves:

Question 4 4. Renee is able to tell her grandchildren many wonderful stories from her childhood. However, she is unable to remember her granddaughter's new puppy that she met only an hour ago. Renee is suffering from _____.

Question 5 5. All of the following are true of dementia EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a cause of dementia?

Question 7 7. What is Korsakoff's Syndrome caused by?

Question 8 8. Substance-induced persisting dementia is when dementia:

Question 9 9. To be diagnosed with dementia, a patient has to have at least ____ cognitive deficiencies.

Question 10 10. After being in a motorcycle accident, Chris cannot seem to remember anything from his childhood. However, Chris does not seem to have any difficulty making new memories. He is suffering from _____.

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Question 11 11. H.M. suffered from an amnestic disorder that was caused by which of the following?

Question 12 12. Dementia usually develops over _____, while delirium occurs _____.

Question 13 13. In which way can therapy help patients?

Question 14 14. In older adults, psychotic disorders:

Question 15 15. When an individual experiences an interruption to or loss of normal thought process, this is known as a _____.

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Question 16 16. Jenny had an accident and can't remember anything from before it. What is she suffering from?

Question 17 17. Which of the following individuals is most likely to develop delirium?

Question 18 18. The first step in treating delirium involves which of the following?

Question 19 19. Why do members of the elderly population often struggle with anxiety disorders?

Question 20 20. Grace has always been forgetful. Her family thinks she might have dementia, but the doctor says she doesn't because:

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Question 21 21. Jill has used a lot of drugs. As a result, she cannot make new memories. What is Jill suffering from?

Question 22 22. In his younger days, Raymond always used to enjoy at least a half of a bottle of wine with dinner every evening. Now, Raymond finds that when he drinks more than two glasses of wine he becomes tipsy and has problems with his speech, but he does not stop drinking his 'usual' amount. Raymond may be suffering from _____.

Question 23 23. Delirium is a cognitive disorder that involves symptoms such as disorientation and _____.

Question 24 24. A geriatric psychologist studies:

Question 25 25. Jeanne has been tired all the time and has lost interest in playing cards and going to the casino with her girlfriends, which were activities that she used to enjoy. Jeanne has been feeling this way since she retired from her job of thirty years and her husband was diagnosed with cancer. She is experiencing _____.

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Question 26 26. Substance-induced delirium involves:

Question 27 27. Which type of memory is most affected by dementia?

Question 28 28. Which of these is NOT true of substance-induced delirium?

Question 29 29. Dementia _____, while delirium _____.

Question 30 30. The best explanation of dementia is _____.

Cognitive Disorders in Abnormal Psychology: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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