Cognitive Disorders Related to Aging Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In older adults, psychotic disorders:

Question 2 2. A geriatric psychologist studies:

Question 3 3. Early-onset Alzheimer's occurs _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a cause of dementia?

Question 5 5. 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 _____.

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Question 6 6. All of the following are true of dementia EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. 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 9 9. When an individual experiences an interruption to or loss of normal thought process, this is known as a _____.

Question 10 10. Why do members of the elderly population often struggle with anxiety disorders?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would be the best example of dementia?

Question 12 12. The best explanation of dementia is _____.

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. The word 'Dementia' comes from the Latin for what words?

Question 15 15. Dementia usually develops over _____, while delirium occurs _____.

Cognitive Disorders Related to Aging Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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