5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- T/F. estimates of 1/3 to 2/3 of homeless people suffer from schizophrenia.
- T/F. Suicide is the leading cause of mortality in a person suffering from schizophrenia.
- What are the DSM 4 Diagnostic features of Schizo?
- What are hallucinations defined as?
- What are the most frequent type of hallucinations?
- a true
- b True-- an estimated 15% die :(
- c -perceptions experienced without an external stimulus to the sense organs
-have a quality similar to a true perception
- d auditory
- 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
- 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!]
- pre-occupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations [no disorganized speech, behavior, etc]
- a mixture of random words
- -reduction or absence of interest in relationships and interactions with other people.
5 True/False questions
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
What priniciples is Bleuler associated with? → the "four as" fundamental symptoms: autism, ambivalence, loosening of associations, inappropriate affect
What is formal thought disorder? → It is a tactile hallucination-- often times described as "bugs crawling under my skin"
What are examples of positive symptoms? → hallucinations, delusions, bizarre behavior, formal thought disorder
What are disorders of perception? → persecutory/paranoid
delusions of reference
delusions of being controlled
delusions of mind reading