Cognitive Disorders in Abnormal Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is a cause of dementia?

Question 2 2. Which of the following individuals is most likely to develop delirium?

Question 3 3. 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 _____.

Question 4 4. While not strictly listed as an effect of dementia, nearly all dementias have some form of

Question 5 5. Dementia usually develops over _____, while delirium occurs _____.

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Question 6 6. The first step in treating delirium involves which of the following?

Question 7 7. A geriatric psychologist studies:

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Jill has used a lot of drugs. As a result, she cannot make new memories. What is Jill suffering from?

Question 10 10. What is Korsakoff's Syndrome caused by?

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Question 11 11. This pseudodementia is often treated by watching and waiting

Question 12 12. Which of the following would be the best example of dementia?

Question 13 13. Delirium is a cognitive disorder that involves symptoms such as disorientation and _____.

Question 14 14. The best explanation of dementia is _____.

Question 15 15. Substance-induced persisting dementia is when dementia:

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Question 16 16. Dementia is noted as a decline in

Question 17 17. Lewey Bodies are

Question 18 18. The cognitive defect associated with Korsakoff's Syndrome is:

Question 19 19. Grace has always been forgetful. Her family thinks she might have dementia, but the doctor says she doesn't because:

Question 20 20. Mental illnesses can have pseudodementias from psychological and (?) problems

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Question 21 21. Jenny has an accident and can't remember anything from before it. What is she suffering from?

Question 22 22. 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 _____.

Question 23 23. What is sundowning?

Question 24 24. All of the following are true of dementia EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. H.M. suffered from an amnestic disorder that was caused by which of the following?

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Question 26 26. When an individual experiences an interruption to or loss of normal thought process, this is known as a _____.

Question 27 27. According to Prichard, the final stage in dementia involves:

Question 28 28. Pseudodementias are different than true dementias because of

Question 29 29. Which of these is NOT true of substance-induced delirium?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a cause of dementia?

Cognitive Disorders in Abnormal Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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