Asked by NABAA SHAREEF on Feb 18, 2024

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The second class of drugs approved to treat the cognitive symptoms of neurocognitive disorder regulate the activity of the neurotransmitter

A) secretin.
B) dopamine.
C) norepinephrine.
D) glutamate.

Dopamine

Neurotransmitter in the brain, excess amounts of which have been thought to cause schizophrenia.

  • Understanding the different classes of drugs approved to treat cognitive symptoms of neurocognitive disorder.
  • Knowledge of the role of neurotransmitters in regulating cognitive function.
  • Familiarity with the specific neurotransmitters involved in cognitive symptoms of neurocognitive disorder.
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Samantha Jackson

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
The second class of drugs approved to treat the cognitive symptoms of neurocognitive disorder, such as Alzheimer's disease, works by regulating the activity of the neurotransmitter glutamate. Glutamate is involved in learning and memory, and its dysregulation is associated with neurodegenerative conditions.