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  1. What is required in the active phase?
  2. What is characteristic of the residual type?
  3. What is formal thought disorder?
  4. What is characteristic of the catatonic type of schizophrenia?
  5. What is verbigeration?
  1. a absence of delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, grossly disorganized speech or catatonic behavior!

    BUT will see presence of: negative symptoms or 2 or more symptoms used to diagnose schizo DMS-4 style.
  2. b 2 or more of the following:

    1) motoric immobility evidenced by catalepsy
    2) negativism or mutism
    3) excessive motor activity
    4) peculiar voluntary movements involving posture
    5) echopraxia- involuntary, repetitive movement
    6) echolalia- repeating what someone says-- automatically [almost like a parrot does!]
  3. c derailment
    incoherence
    illogicality
    pressure of speech
    clanging
    loosening of association
    perseveration (repeating topics over and over again!)
    neologisms (new word that is not in mainstream vocabulary)
    can't think abstractly!
  4. d obsessive repetitions of meaningless words
  5. e 1) Bizzare delusions OR hallucinations

    OR

    2) 2 or more of the following symptoms

    Delusions
    Hallucinations
    Disorganized speech
    Grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior
    negative symptoms (alogia, affective flattening, etc)

    -These symptoms must be present for a large part of the time during the 1 month ACTIVE period, at least.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. True
  2. a mixture of random words
  3. False -- it is!
  4. the "four as" fundamental symptoms: autism, ambivalence, loosening of associations, inappropriate affect
  5. reduction/loss of ability to initiate and persist in goal-directed activities

5 True/False Questions

  1. What are some characteristics of disorganized behavior?pre-occupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations [no disorganized speech, behavior, etc]

          

  2. What are the DSM 4 Diagnostic features of Schizo?prodromal, active, residual

    main points of each phase:

    prodromal: 1) onset takes place over months to years, social withdrawal, work impairment, blunting of emotion, avolition= lack of motivation and desire

    Active: 1) hallucinations, delusions, or disorganized speech or behavior -- these symptoms lead to medical intervention

    Residual: 1) Active phase symptoms are minimal, if not absent-- will see more negative symptoms

          

  3. What are the most frequent type of hallucinations?bizarre : the delusion is clearly unlikely
    Non-bizarre: the delusion is theoretically posislbe

          

  4. What are some prodromal or residual symptoms?hallucinations, delusions, bizarre behavior, formal thought disorder

          

  5. T/F. Suicide is the leading cause of mortality in a person suffering from schizophrenia.true

          

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