The Dementias: Hope Through Research Post-Test

Please complete the following questions. You must score at least an 80% or higher to pass the test. You have unlimited attempts to complete the test.

1. The most common form of dementia in those over the age of 65 is:
 
 
 
 
2. An estimated ___ to ___ percent of people with dementia will have some other form of the disorder.
 
 
 
 
3. In order to be diagnosed with dementia, a person has to meet at one of these criteria:
 
 
 
 
4. Tauopathies are:
 
 
 
 
5. Corticobasal degeneration (CBD) is characterized by nerve-cell loss and _________.
 
 
 
 
6. ____________ dementia occur in people where disorders that damage brain tissue.
 
 
 
 
7. ________________ conditions that cause dementia can be reversed with the appropriate treatment.
 
 
 
 
8. All of the following are generally part of the assessment for dementia EXCEPT:
 
 
 
 
9. Donepezil, rivastigmine, and galantamine are all medications that belong to the _________________ that can temporarily improve memory and thinking skills.
 
 
 
 
10. When doctors are diagnosing “local” or “focal” symptoms, these are related to what type of dementia?