Neurobiology of Dementia Quiz

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Which protein is associated with the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer's disease?

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True or False: According to the amyloid cascade hypothesis, abnormal genes lead to the deposition of amyloid plaques in the brain.

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Which area of the brain experiences initial plaque and tangle formation in Alzheimer's disease?

False

True or False: The cholinergic deficiency hypothesis states that loss of cholinergic neurons leads to an excess of cholinergic neurotransmitters.

False

What is the major effect of kinases on Tau proteins in Alzheimer's disease?

False

Excess amounts of glutamate lead to the activation of which receptors?

False

Which drug is an example of an NMDA receptor antagonist used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease?

False

What is the dosing recommendation for Memantine in the treatment of moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease?

False

What are some examples of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)?

False

Which pharmacological treatment is indicated for managing aggression in dementia?

False

Test your knowledge of the neurobiology of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease with this quiz. Explore the hallmarks in the AD brain, aetiology, major theories, and more.

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