5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is psychosis?
- What is required in the active phase?
- What are disorders of perception?
- In the history of diagnostic classification of the disease, what is Kraeplin associated with?
- What are illusions?
- a -level of disordered thinking: the person cannot distinguish reality from fantasy
-defect in ability to process an experience appropriately
- b distortions of real images or sensations
- c 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.
- d hallucinations, illusions
- e schizo is a chronic, deteriorating state
5 Multiple choice questions
- pre-occupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations [no disorganized speech, behavior, etc]
- True-- an estimated 15% die :(
- 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.
1) ACTIVE psychotic symptoms for at least a month
2) functioning below the highest level expected
3) duration of illness for at least 6 mos (including prodromal or residual phases)
delusions of reference
delusions of being controlled
delusions of mind reading
5 True/False questions
What is verbigeration? → It is a tactile hallucination-- often times described as "bugs crawling under my skin"
T/F. More than 75% of schizophrenics smoke as compared to less than half of all other psychotic patients. → True
What are types of delusions? → strong beliefs that are untrue and are contrary to a person's educational and cultural background
What are the most frequent type of hallucinations? → auditory
What are the typical stages of schizophrenia? → 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