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Is Meningitis caused by a bacteria or a virus

There are two types of meningitis. Bacterial Meningitis (caused by bacteria), and Viral Meningitis (caused by a virus).

What is major depression

an episode of depression characteristic of major depressive disorder

What condition results after repetitive blows to the head over a long period of time

dementia pugilistica (A+)

What is the leading cause of death-related traumatic brain injury

firearms

What is mild ischemia

a decrease in bloodflow to the brain due to narrowing of the arteries

A warning sign of depression in which the person is often tired

Bipolar

What condition results in a patient being unconscious but able to be aroused briefly by sharp pain

stupor

Which disorders are not included in the substance-induced classification

alcoholism A+

previous answer was incorrect, this one is right

Which of these is the best description of Parkinson's disease

a neurological disease that causes tremor and/or stiffness in movement

What is a difference between the symptoms of traumatic brain injury for adults and children

Children are often not able to describe or report what is wrong.

What condition results in a patient being totally unconscious unresponsive and unable to be aroused

coma

What should you do if you are with someone who complains of facial and arm numbness and is having difficulty speaking

Call for an ambulance because there is a high probability of stroke.

What type of faulty logic does Randy appear to be using

Overgeneralization (A+)

What is the most common form of cerebrovascular disease

Stroke

What chromosome is affected by cerebral palsy

None, cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage

What are true statements about Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease is a fatal neurological disease.

Jill developed swelling of the brain What type of injury did Jason suffer

A blunt force head injury.

True or false the spinal cord is the long system of nevers that travels down the spine of the brain

This is a false statement. The spinal cord is not located in the brain. If the word brain was removed from this statement, then it would be a correct statement.

What are the treatment modalities for depression

Serious depression (two or more weeks) is usually treated with antidepressant medication. This is often followed up after mood begins to improve with talk therapy to develop and improve coping skills to reduce relapse.

Minor depression is usually treated with talk therapy.

Is there any true treatment for Alzheimer's disease

There are no true treatments to cure Alzheimer's but there are many treatments that can slow the effects of Alzheimer's. You can get treatments to make your Alzheimer's less noticeable but Alzheimer's cannot be cured.

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