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Discussion Question Two 2 Discussion Question Two With the rise of dementia, delirium, and Alzheimer’s, do you believe that growing older is synonymous with mental decline? Why or why not? I think that getting older is identified with mental decline. The danger of developing dementia, delirium, and Alzheimer’s considerably increases as one get older; this has already been analyzed and confirmed. But, there are other elements associated with acquiring dementia, delirium, and Alzheimer’s. For example, specific genes boost the danger of developing these problems (Hansell & Damour, 2008). But, people who do have a family record may never develop these kinds of problems. Also, the use of smoking and alcohol boosts the danger of mental decline. But, both infections and poisoning can result in an individual
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Unformatted text preview: acquiring dementia at any age (Hansell & Damour, 2008). Oftentimes those who are aged have sentimental issues that are wrongly identified as dementia. It's somewhat usual for seniors to feel anxious, unhappy, bored, or the like, especially as a consequence of life changing occasions. When seniors adjust to these modifications, they may actually have some of the signs of dementia, delirium, or Alzheimer’s without actually having the illness itself (Hansell & Damour, 2008). When individuals grow older, their overall knowledge tends to decrease, along with other features inside their bodies. Chemicals in the brain which play a vital part in memory, learning, and information processing start to weaken; this, in turn, may cause the start of these problems (Hansell & Damour, 2008)....
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