Cognitive function declines with normal age and disease states, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD). Loss of ovarian hormones at menopause has been shown to exacerbate age-related memory decline and may be related to the increased risk of AD in women versus men.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2012Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Psychology