Basic Psychopharmacology

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Quiz 9 :

Treatment of Personality Disorders

Quiz 9 :

Treatment of Personality Disorders

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Alzheimer's Disease or AD is the most common type of dementia
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Alzheimer's accounts for approximately 80% of all irreversible dementias
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Vascular dementia accounts for about 20% of all dementias.
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AD cannot be detected on most scans, but autopsy reveals a deficit in brain presynaptic cholinergic systems.
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AD may have a genetic/familial pattern.
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Beta-amyloid can be detected on scans and removed surgically.
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Untreated syphilis can cause dementia.
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Providing a controlled/monitored environment for AD patients may help to reduce confusion and agitation.
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Most medications for AD and dementia are major tranquilizers that reduce dopamine.
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Most medications used to treat dementia and AD fall into the cholinesterase inhibitor classification.
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The average cost for caring for an AD patient over his/her lifetime is about $250,000.
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There are currently several medications that cure AD.
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AD affects approximately _____ Americans.
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AD accounts for about ____ of all irreversible dementias.
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Research suggests that all of the following neurotransmitters have been implicated in AD dementia except:
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Researchers place the total cost of AD worldwide to be more than __.
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The typical dose for a patient taking Aricept is ____ mg.
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Which of the following medications is a combination of memantine and donepezil?
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Which of the following belongs to a newer class of AD drug that is known as an N-methyl-D-asparate receptor antagonist?
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Common side effects with AD drugs include all of the following except:
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