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Basic Brain Structure and Function Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The membrane that covers and protects the central nervous system, forms partitions, contains cerebral fluid, protects blood vessels and encloses the venus sinuses. Meninges
The _______________ nervous system serves to stimulate nervous system activity such as accelerating the heart rate, constricting blood vessels, raising the blood pressure, and facilitating a muscle contraction Sympathetic
The outermost layer of the cerebral hemispheres are composed of ________matter Gray
The neuroendocrine ________________ is associated with mood, appetite, vomiting, limbic system functions, pain and sleep. The drug Prozac mimics this Serotonin
In the architecture of the brain there area three basic units based on location. The that includes the upper spinal cord, brain stem and cerebellum is the ___________________ Hindbrain
The brain is divided into two ______________ Hemispheres
The parietal lobe is known as the primary ______________ area where impulses related to temperature, pain, touch, taste, smell are interpreted Sensory
The area of the brain responsible for receiving information from the ears is the ____________ lobe Temporal
Damage to the occipital lobes can cause _____________________ Blindness
Superior, Straight or Cavernous __________ Sinus
Sensory information received from the outside world is processed; controls voluntary movement & regulates conscious thought & mental activity in the ____________________ hemispheres Cerebral
In development of the brain, the ______________ is responsible for the evolution of intelligence Neocortex
The lobe of the brain involved in planning a schedule, imagining the future or reasoning during an argument is the __________lobe Frontal
The _____________ is the structure that receives sensory and limbic information and sends this information to the brain Thalamus
A neuroendocrine associated with concentration, socializing, food-seeking, sexual desire and motor neuron control and associated with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Lewy Body dementia Dopamine
Short term memories and converted to long-term memories in the ___________________ Hippocampus
The ______________ are chemical messengers in the nervous system Neurotransmitters
The _________side of the cerebrum specializes in language, calculation and sequential thought processes Left
The ____________ nervous system is part of the involuntary nervous system that serves to slow the heart rate, increase intestinal and glandular activity, relax the sphincter muscles and allow a muscle to rest Parasympathetic
The ___________ is the regions of the embryonic vertebrate neural tube that gives rise to posterior forebrain structures Diencephalon
The sixth cranial nerve, responsible for the control of lateral eye movement is the ___________ nerve Abducens
An excitatory neurotransmitter that governs muscle contractions and is associated with memory formation and diseases like Alzheimer’s is ______________________ Acetylcholine
The _____________ ___________ is a set of interconnected nuclei located throughout the brainstem and play a crucial role in maintaining behavioral arousal and consciousness (2 weeks) Reticular formation
Cranial nerve #1, responsible for smell is called the ______________ nerve Olfactory
The _____________ ______________ helps to refine movement so it isn’t clumsy or erratic (2 words) Cerebral Peduncle
Substance that reduces the weight of the brain, supplies nutrients, transports hormones and prevents head injury (3 word) Cerebral Spinal Fluid
The Eleventh cranial nerve which controls the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid and controls swallowing movement is the ____________ nerve Accessory
The _______________ functions to control autonomic, emotional, and sexual behavior (regulates visceral motor activity) Amygdala

Alzheimer's/Dementia Word Search

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Behavior
Brain
Caregiver
Confusion
Depression
Disease
Disorientation
Medication
Memory
Mood
Plaques
Sundowning
Syndrome
Tangles

Dementia Word Search

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Therapy
Aging
Agitation
Bathing
Behavior
Brain
Caregivers
Commode
Confusion
Cope
Dementia
Forgetfulness
Helping
Incontinence
Love
Memory Loss
Paranoia
Patient
Seniors
Sundowning

The Nervous System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Alzheimer'sDisease
Mental disorder that causes a person to have mood swings and changes in energy levels BipolarDisorder
A head injury that occurs from a banging movement of the brain against the skull Concussion
A disorder that causes recurring seizures Epilepsy
A disorder that disrupts a persons ability to function at a normal level MentalIllness
Encouraged people with Alzheimer's disease to remember and talk about the past ReminiscenceTherapy
Group therapy that promotes self-esteem, and socialization for the people with Alzheimer's disease RemotivationTherapy
A condition which a person comes restless and agitated in the late afternoon or night Sundowning
a serious, progressive loss of mental abilities such as thinking, remembering, reasoning, and communicating Dementia
a way to improve or change an action or development Intervention
taking things that belong to someone else Pillaging
a method of treating mental illness that involves talking about one's problems with mental health professionals Psychotherapy
the loss of function of the legs, trunk, and arms Quadriplegia
a form of mental illness that may involve acute episodes; affects a person's ability to think, communicate, make decisions Schizophrenia
a progressive disease that causes a portion of the brain to degenerate; causes rigid muscles, shuffling gait, pill-rolling, mask-like face Parkinson'sDisease
the basic nerve cell of the nervous system Neuron
a type of mental illness that causes a person to have mood swings and changes in energy levels and the ability to function BipolarDisorder

Mental Illness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

false perceptions hallucinations
lack of energy, motivation, pleasure, and expressiveness negative symptoms
immobile, not moving for long periods of time catatonic behavior
problems with concentration, memory, and abtract reasoning cognitive behavior
confused thinking thought disorder
the docor who diagnosis with mental illness professional
helps patients recognize that learning more about mental illness can help them achieve their personal goals strategies
extremely high moods mania
bipolar and major depression mood disorders
extremely low moods depression

Alzheimer's Disease Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Decreased attention span is what type of loss associated with dementia Affective
Physical, financial and ____________________ affects a person with demential Emotional
A common change in personality adn behavior Wandering
A crucial partner to a person with Alzheimer's disease. Caregiver
A person with late stage Alzheimer's will seclect a meal based on 2 key components. Visual and Spatial
Short tem memory loss recall
Abbreviation for Alzheimer's Disease. ALZ
Nuerofribrillary in the brain tangles
Cognitive Loss is associated with Dementia
ABCs oF behavior are activator, behavior and Consequences
Don't ask a patient with Alzheimer's WHY
When anger occurs Distract

Alzheimers Disease Word Search

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Description

HYPERTENSION
CAREGIVER
DISORIENTATION
SELF CARE
PERSONALITY
JUDGEMENT
REASONING
REMEMBERING
THINKING
DAMAGE
BRAIN
ONSET
IRRITABILITY
SEVERE
MODERATE
MILD
DEMENTIA
CONCENTRATION
CONFUSION
DEPRESSION
COMMUNICATION
FORGETFULNESS
MOODS
ALZHEIMERS
MEMORY

Sickle Cell Anemia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a chronic hereditary blood disease Sickle cell
specialized forms as collagen for supportive tissue, hemoglobin for transport, antibodies for immune defense, and enzymes for metabolism protein
the fluid that circulates in the principal vascular system of human beings and other vertebrates blood
a distinguishing characteristic or quality, especially of one's personal nature trait
the oxygen-carrying pigment of red blood cells that gives them their red color and serves to convey oxygen to the tissues hemoglobin
a disordered or incorrectly functioning organ, part, structure, or system of the body resulting from the effect of genetic or developmental errors, infection, poisons, nutritional deficiency or imbalance, toxicity, or unfavorable environmental factors; illness; sickness; ailment disease
deficiency of the hemoglobin anemia
a person or thing that carries carrier
the basic physical unit of heredity gene
The polypeptide chain of hemoglobin that is designated alpha. alphaglobin
something that introduces, usually unexpectedly, some difficulty, problem, change, etc complication
Minor problem small defect
Father and mother parents
to receive (a genetic character) by the transmission of hereditary factors. inherit

Alzheimer's Disease Awareness 2018 Crossword

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Description

It is very rare to show signs of dementia before age... forty
... Is a sign of Alzheimer's Disease forgetfulness
A person with Alzheimer's disease can't be left alone
------------- loss is one sing of alzheimers disease memory
alzheimer disease is a ------ disorder brain
with alzheimer disease behaviour became progressively impaired
alzheimers disease is the most commen form of........ dimentia
neurons in certain parts of the brain are distroyed which lead to deficits in ........ function cognitive
Typical Alzheimers lesions start to devolope in the brain already ............ years before the first symptoms twenty
how many stages are in alzheimer disease seven
the early stage of Alzheimer''s disease can iterfere with .... tasks day-to-day
In stage 2 of Alzheimer's disease you may forget the names of ..... family
example of stage 3 sign is getting loss when traveling a ..... route familiar
stage 4 of alzheimers includes .... changes mood

Alzheimer's word search

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Alzheimer's
Dementia
Diagnosis
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Early Stage
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Memory loss
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Research
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