Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging


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Which of the following is NOT a cause of dementia?

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1. All of the following are true of dementia EXCEPT:

2. Early-onset Alzheimer's occurs _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to quickly assess your understanding of specific cognitive disorders. You will be quizzed on causes, examples, and definitions cited in the accompanying lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Causes of dementia
  • Characteristic(s) of dementia
  • Early-onset Alzheimer's disease
  • Examples of dementia
  • The definition of dementia

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about dementia in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the causes of dementia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about symptoms and the severity of Alzheimer's disease

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson called Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define dementia
  • Relate the causes of dementia
  • Use fictitious scenarios to illustrate the symptoms of dementia
  • Describe Alzheimer's disease
  • Provide information about early-onset Alzheimer's disease
  • Give details about the progress of Alzheimer's disease