A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 77 - 79 of 299

Question 77

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Define Primary degenerative dementia and give an example (Marks 4)

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  • Primary degenerative amnesia begins in middle age. Alzheimer’s disease is an example of primary degenerative amnesia in which there is a cluster of specific degenerative brain changes of unknown origin.
  • It often goes from a relatively mild anterograde memory problem to a profound anterograde and retrograde deficit- both the recent and remote past are largely gone.
Primary degenerative dementia

Primary Degenerative Dementia

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Question 78

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Expand EMDR and explain EMDR in your own words (4 Marks)

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR is a form of exposure therapy that entails assessment and preparation, imaginal flooding and cognitive restructuring in the treatment of individuals with traumatic memories.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

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Question 79

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Expand PSG and define (Marks 4)

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PSG- Polysomnographic evaluation. It is an assessment of sleep disorders in which a client sleeping in the lab is monitored for heart, muscle, respiration, brain wave and other functions

Expand PSG and define

Expand PSG and Define

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