Posted by adeniyi on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 4:31pm.
(1 pts.) Sally, a client with Alzheimer's disease, is being taught a variety of ways to adapt to her memory loss. Her daily living activities are arranged around various cues intended to prompt certain activities. For example, to help her remember to brush, her toothbrush holder is attached to her bathroom door so the first thing she sees as she enters the bathroom is her toothbrush. This cueing technique is derived from which theory?
(1 pts.) A stroke patient suffers damage to Broca's area in the left hemisphere. Based on this information, which of the following would this client be unable to do?
A) remember events prior to the stroke
B) remember things after the stroke
C) understand everyday speech
D) speak fluently
(1 pts.) Ginny has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and has come to the doctor's office complaining that her son is trying to kill her. Which subtype of Alzheimer's might she have?
A) with delirium
B) with delusions
C) with depressed mood
D) uncomplicated type
(1 pts.) Margaret was a mild-mannered and reserved bank teller. Recently though, her personality has changed radically. Although she is in her mid-eighties, she has become very impulsive and socially disinhibited. With what organic disorder might she be suffering?
A) Alzheimer's disease
B) Parkinson’s disease
C) Huntingdon's disease
D) Pick's disease
(1 pts.) How might a clinician differentiate between the cognitive impairment seen in Alzheimer's clients and the deficits seen in clients suffering from vascular dementia?
A) Alzheimer's clients suffer from sudden cognitive losses; clients with vascular dementia suffer from gradual losses.
B) Alzheimer's clients suffer from global cognitive losses; clients with vascular dementia suffer from selective losses.
C) Alzheimer's clients suffer from selective cognitive losses; clients with vascular dementia suffer from global losses.
D) Alzheimer's clients suffer from sudden cognitive losses; clients with vascular dementia suffer from global cognitive losses.
(1 pts.) Family therapy is useful in treating which aspects of Alzheimer's disease?
A) the cognitive deficits experienced by the client
B) the unconscious conflicts producing the symptoms
C) the frustrations and concerns of family members trying to cope with the identified patient
D) the behavioral problems experienced by the client
5.B 6.A 7.C 8.B 9.D 10.C
psychology - PsyDAG, Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 7:11pm
This is a little better.
I don't know number 5 for sure, but my bet is on A.
7. Unless her son is really trying to kill her, she is delusional.
I don't know the answers to 8 or 9. Google the disorders.
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