To control occasional pain and inflammation, a person uses an over-the-counter drug containing ibuprofen. Interestingly, recent research shows that the person also may be reducing the risk of contracting which disease?
An elderly individual has just been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. MOST likely, the diagnosis is:
Sphere-shaped deposits of a small molecule in spaces between neurons in the hippocampus in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease are called:
People older than 85 are about how many times as likely to experience delirium, compared to those closer to age 55?
of elderly persons take cardiovascular medications.
Among the “oldest old,” those who are older than 95 years old, the MOST common concern is:
Beatitudes, a facility that offers long-term inpatient care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, provides controls for patients by:
The best evidence we have to date suggests that early- onset Alzheimer’s is transmitted genetically in families that:
Which is MOST likely to be said by an elderly person regarding long-term care?
A partially supervised apartment, a senior housing complex for mildly impaired elderly people, and a nursing home with round-the-clock care are all examples of:
The MOST frequent cause of neurocognitive disorder in the elderly is:
In people with Alzheimer’s disease, memory problems appear to be caused by disruption of the production of:
The typical pattern of Alzheimer’s for the patient is:
This case determined that the state was required to provide adequate treatment to all people who had been committed involuntarily.
In an emergency, if a person is clearly suicidal or homicidal because of hallucinations and delusions, that person can be involuntarily committed by:
Which of the following is NOT one of the top reasons people become therapists?
You are treating another therapist for a disorder. What is the therapist you are treating MOST likely to exhibit?
The most common, and perhaps the most serious, objection to the insanity plea is that:
Which is the BEST example of mental health parity?
A person who has been criminally committed has been:
Which does NOT describe how well mental health professionals predict dangerousness?
A man beat another man nearly to death. In court, the assailant claimed that he was forced to do what he did. He just exploded and was not in control of himself. Under which “insanity” standard might he be found not guilty by reason of insanity?
If parents go to a mental health professional and seek to have their son committed, and the mental health professional agrees and involuntarily commits the son without a hearing or the opportunity for the son to contest the decision, we know that the son is probably:
Which is NOT true about profiling?
This is a system by which clinicians paid by an insurance company may periodically review a patients’ progress and recommend the continuation or termination of insurance benefits.