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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. What priniciples is Bleuler associated with?
  2. What are some characteristics of disorganized behavior?
  3. What is required in the active phase?
  4. What are disorders of perception?
  5. What are the typical stages of schizophrenia?
  1. a 1) Bizzare delusions OR hallucinations


    2) 2 or more of the following symptoms

    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.
  2. b hallucinations, illusions
  3. c stereotypic movements
    rocking behavior
    catatonia (excitement/immobility!)
  4. d the "four as" fundamental symptoms: autism, ambivalence, loosening of associations, inappropriate affect
  5. 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

  1. bizarre : the delusion is clearly unlikely
    Non-bizarre: the delusion is theoretically posislbe
  2. True-- an estimated 15% die :(
  3. pre-occupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations [no disorganized speech, behavior, etc]
  4. a mixture of random words
  5. auditory

5 True/False questions

  1. T/F. More than 75% of schizophrenics smoke as compared to less than half of all other psychotic patients.True


  2. What is the co-morbidity of substance abuse [aka alcohol abuse or dependence] among schizophrenics?30-50%


  3. What is anhedonia?loss or reduction in capacity for experiencing pleasure


  4. What is alogia?loss or reduction in capacity for experiencing pleasure


  5. What is derailment?reduction/loss of ability to initiate and persist in goal-directed activities