Lecture16_AD+_+dementia_S

Lecture16_AD+_+dementia_S - Neurodegenerative Dementia...

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Neurodegenerative Dementia Alzheimer’s Dementia
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Review Questions 1. Define learning. 2. Describe the process by which learning occurs. 3. Describe how memory is categorized. 4. What are the 3 categories of long-term memory, & how are they distinguished? 5. What are the steps of memory formation. 6. What areas of the brain are associated with consolidation? 7. What is amnesia (& what are the different forms) & how can it occur? 8. Describe the neural circuits of long-term memory.
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Dementia: Outline I. Introduction to Dementia II. Alzheimer’s Dementia (AD) Overview III. AD Neuroanatomical & Chemical Changes IV. Causes V. AD Treatment
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What is ‘dementia?’ Syndrome with multiple etiologies Cerebrovascular accidents (e.g., strokes) Physical brain trauma Chemically-induced (e.g., alcohol) Spontaneous initiation of degeneration Global decrement in cognitive functioning Intellectual abilities impaired Abstract thinking, calculations, judgment
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I. Neurodegenerative Dementia: Parkinson’s Disease Hypokinetic disorder
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