5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What is required in the active phase?
- What is characteristic of the residual type?
- What is formal thought disorder?
- What is characteristic of the catatonic type of schizophrenia?
- What is verbigeration?
- 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.
- 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!]
- c derailment
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!
- d obsessive repetitions of meaningless words
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a mixture of random words
- False -- it is!
- the "four as" fundamental symptoms: autism, ambivalence, loosening of associations, inappropriate affect
- reduction/loss of ability to initiate and persist in goal-directed activities
5 True/False Questions
What are some characteristics of disorganized behavior? → pre-occupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations [no disorganized speech, behavior, etc]
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
What are the most frequent type of hallucinations? → bizarre : the delusion is clearly unlikely
Non-bizarre: the delusion is theoretically posislbe
What are some prodromal or residual symptoms? → hallucinations, delusions, bizarre behavior, formal thought disorder
T/F. Suicide is the leading cause of mortality in a person suffering from schizophrenia. → true