Dementia 2019: Post-Test

Welcome to your Dementia 2019: Posttest Day 2

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Neuroplasticity in the brain involves which of the following mechanisms?

True or False. Computer based cognitive games have not shown beneficial effects.

Which of the following is an example of the neuroplastic changes that are associated with the principle of specificity?

True or False: There is early evidence showing an inverse relationship between long term aerobic exercise and each of the following: cerebral beta-amyloid, tau, and memory impairment

True or False. Existing treatments have significant efficacy at improving symptoms and address underlying diseases with Alzheimer’s Disease.

What percentage of patients clinically diagnosed with probable AD during their lifetime did not have AD pathology at autopsy?

Which of these is NOT a non-modifiable risk factor for cognitive decline?

The higher the proportion of Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFAs) in a diet, the lower the risk for:

What influences the human gut microbiome?

True or False. The traditional western diet leads shifts the gut microbiome to an increase in Firmacutes species, which is overall anti-inflammatory.

The most common cause of dementia in individuals under 65 years old is:

Alzheimer, Lewy, and cerebrovascular diseases account for:

Which medication is approved in the United States for the treatment of a neuropsychiatric symptom of dementia?

What region of the brain is most likely to be affected early in the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia?

What percentage of people would want to know if they have a dementing disorder?

In individuals seeking evaluation, what are the effects of a diagnosis of dementia on depression and anxiety levels?

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