5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is avolition?
- What are examples of positive symptoms?
- What is alogia?
- What are illusions?
- What are hallucinations defined as?
- a hallucinations, delusions, bizarre behavior, formal thought disorder
- b distortions of real images or sensations
- c poverity of speech and thought-- it is a reduction in the quantity of thought.
and we know this because we see:
decreased fluency and productivity of speech.
- d -perceptions experienced without an external stimulus to the sense organs
-have a quality similar to a true perception
- e reduction/loss of ability to initiate and persist in goal-directed activities
5 Multiple choice questions
- It is a tactile hallucination-- often times described as "bugs crawling under my skin"
pressure of speech
loosening of association
perseveration (repeating topics over and over again!)
neologisms (new word that is not in mainstream vocabulary)
can't think abstractly!
- -level of disordered thinking: the person cannot distinguish reality from fantasy
-defect in ability to process an experience appropriately
- 1) Bizzare delusions OR hallucinations
2) 2 or more of the following symptoms
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.
- strong beliefs that are untrue and are contrary to a person's educational and cultural background
5 True/False questions
What are the most frequent type of hallucinations? → auditory
What priniciples is Bleuler associated with? → he described "first rank" symptoms including hallucinations, delusions, thought withdrawal, thought insertion, imposed feelings and impulses
- he emphasized the "positive symptoms of schizophrenia"
What is associality? → -reduction or absence of interest in relationships and interactions with other people.
T/F. Suicide is the leading cause of mortality in a person suffering from schizophrenia. → true
What are some characteristics of disorganized behavior? → pre-occupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations [no disorganized speech, behavior, etc]