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5 Matching questions

  1. T/F. estimates of 1/3 to 2/3 of homeless people suffer from schizophrenia.
  2. T/F. Suicide is the leading cause of mortality in a person suffering from schizophrenia.
  3. What are the DSM 4 Diagnostic features of Schizo?
  4. What are hallucinations defined as?
  5. What are the most frequent type of hallucinations?
  1. a true
  2. b True-- an estimated 15% die :(
  3. c -perceptions experienced without an external stimulus to the sense organs
    -have a quality similar to a true perception
  4. d auditory
  5. e --include
    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)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. clothing/appearance
    social/sexual behavior
    aggressive/agitated behavior
    repetitive/stereotyped behavior
  2. 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!]
  3. pre-occupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations [no disorganized speech, behavior, etc]
  4. a mixture of random words
  5. -reduction or absence of interest in relationships and interactions with other people.

5 True/False questions

  1. What are the subtypes 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


  2. What priniciples is Bleuler associated with?the "four as" fundamental symptoms: autism, ambivalence, loosening of associations, inappropriate affect


  3. What is formal thought disorder?It is a tactile hallucination-- often times described as "bugs crawling under my skin"


  4. What are examples of positive symptoms?hallucinations, delusions, bizarre behavior, formal thought disorder


  5. What are disorders of perception?persecutory/paranoid
    delusions of reference
    delusions of being controlled
    delusions of mind reading
    thought broadcasting
    thought insertion
    thought control
    thought withdrawal