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5 Matching questions

  1. What is formal thought disorder?
  2. What are types of delusions?
  3. What is required in the active phase?
  4. T/F. Olfactory and Gustory hallucinations are rare
  5. What is anhedonia?
  1. a 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!
  2. b loss or reduction in capacity for experiencing pleasure
  3. c 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.
  4. d bizarre : the delusion is clearly unlikely
    Non-bizarre: the delusion is theoretically posislbe
  5. e True

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. he described "first rank" symptoms including hallucinations, delusions, thought withdrawal, thought insertion, imposed feelings and impulses

    - he emphasized the "positive symptoms of schizophrenia"
  3. --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)
  4. a pattern of speech in which incomprehensible, disconnected, and unrelated ideas replace logical and orderly thought.
  5. hallucinations, delusions, bizarre behavior, formal thought disorder

5 True/False questions

  1. What is echolalia?copying someone's sounds


  2. What is characteristic of the paranoid type?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.


  3. T/F. Suicide is the leading cause of mortality in a person suffering from schizophrenia.true


  4. What are hallucinations defined as?distortions of real images or sensations


  5. T/F. estimates of 1/3 to 2/3 of homeless people suffer from schizophrenia.true