5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What priniciples is Bleuler associated with?
- What are some characteristics of disorganized behavior?
- What is required in the active phase?
- What are disorders of perception?
- What are the typical stages of schizophrenia?
- a 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.
- b hallucinations, illusions
- c stereotypic movements
- d the "four as" fundamental symptoms: autism, ambivalence, loosening of associations, inappropriate affect
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- bizarre : the delusion is clearly unlikely
Non-bizarre: the delusion is theoretically posislbe
- True-- an estimated 15% die :(
- pre-occupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations [no disorganized speech, behavior, etc]
- a mixture of random words
5 True/False questions
T/F. More than 75% of schizophrenics smoke as compared to less than half of all other psychotic patients. → True
What is the co-morbidity of substance abuse [aka alcohol abuse or dependence] among schizophrenics? → 30-50%
What is anhedonia? → loss or reduction in capacity for experiencing pleasure
What is alogia? → loss or reduction in capacity for experiencing pleasure
What is derailment? → reduction/loss of ability to initiate and persist in goal-directed activities