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Reversible or Apparent Dementias: Examples & Causes

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Korsakoff's, unlike other nutritional pseudodementias,

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1. Pseudodementias are different than true dementias because of

2. With illness and pseudodementia, we often see

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of reversible or apparent dementias. Topics with which you'll need to be familiar include the characteristics of Korsakoff's syndrome as well as how pseudodementias are different from other dementias.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Characteristics of Korsakoff's syndrome
  • How pseudodementias differ from other dementias
  • Characteristics of illness and pseudodementias
  • Pseudodementia treated by watching and waiting
  • Problems giving rise to mental illnesses

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of Korsakoff's syndrome and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such how pseudodementias differ from other dementias

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson Reversible or Apparent Dementias: Examples & Causes. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what dementia is
  • Identify what makes a pseudodementia different
  • Explain common causes and treatments for pseudodementias
  • Describe the importance of nutrition in Korsakoff's syndrome
  • Appreciate how drugs and bacteria can onset temporary dementia
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