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Running head: CASE STUDY1Case Study: Rose Lee Strom Maryville University Case Study: Rose Lee Strom
CASE STUDY2Neurobiological models There are several neurobiological modes of dementia. According to Stahl (2017), neurobiological models include Aβ plaque and neurofibrillary tangles. The neurobiological model that applies to Rose Lee is the neurofibrillary tangles. Neurofibrillary tangles contain tau and become oversaturated in brains affected by Alzheimer's or forms of dementia, compared to controlled or healthy brains (Raskin, Cummings, Hardy, Schuh, & Dean, 2015). Thus, the excessive neurofibrillary tangles hinder executive functioning, cause agnosia and amnesia. Ms. Rose is unable to maintain her financial affairs and is not alert of time. Stages of Alzheimer's There are three stages of Alzheimer's disease. There is the preclinical stage, the second stage is mild cognitive impairment, and the final stage is dementia (Stahl, 2013). Each stage has symptomology to determine the stages of Alzheimer's disease. The first stage does not have notable symptoms and is

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