Dementia: Definition, Symptoms & Care


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you understand and recall the characteristics that occur when a person suffers from the mental condition known as dementia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test your skills of:

  • Effects of memory loss
  • Stages of dementia
  • Cognitive deficiencies
  • Causes of dementia

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on dementia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of memory affected by this disorder
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the stages of dementia

Additional Learning

Make sure you fully understand all the facts relating to this disorder by reviewing the corresponding lesson called, Dementia: Definition, Symptoms & Care. These objectives will be addressed in detail:

  • Understand what conditions qualify as dementia
  • Identify various cognitive illnesses
  • Discover the causes of dementia
  • Know how dementia is treated