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PSY 280 Chapter 13
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A clinician might consider a diagnosis of schizophreniform disorder when ______.
psychotic symptoms have persisted for less than 6 months
The distinction between positive and negative symptoms is BEST seen as a(n) ______ distinction.
presence vs. absence
Which choice matches a type of delusion seen in schizophrenia with its definition?
persecution - the belief that other people are plotting against the individual
An individual who repeats other people's speech is demonstrating ______ and might be diagnosed with ______ schizophrenia.
According to Jonathan Burns' (2004) evolutionary theory of schizophrenia, ______.
schizophrenia is a side-effect of the evolution of complex cognitive and social abilities
Over the past 20 to 25 years, researchers' estimates of the schizophrenia's concordance rate in identical twins have ______.
In the case of a disorder such as schizophrenia, the endophenotypes are ______.
physical, physiological, or psychological
Which option correctly matches a type of schizophrenic symptoms with the associated portion of the prefrontal cortex (PFC)?
disorganized symptoms - dorsolateral PFC
Which stage in the treatment of schizophrenia is matched with the correct process?
recovery - rehabilitation
Which medication is NOT an atypical antipsychotic?
______ schizophrenia, unspecified catatonia and delusion disorder are ______ disorders.
Aleesha experiences auditory hallucinations and expresses the belief that she is being tracked by foreign government through her phone. In addition to these symptoms, her mood has been severely depressed for at least the past month. Aleesha is BEST diagnosed with ______ disorder.
Which sequence correctly arranges the phases of schizophrenia, from first to last?
premorbid → prodromal → psychotic → stable
With respect to schizophrenia, positive symptom is to negative symptom as ______ is to ______.
hallucination; social withdrawal
Alogia is to anhedonia as lack of ______ is to ______.
The life span of individuals with schizophrenia is abbreviated by 15 to 20 years.
Of the subtypes of schizophrenia, catatonic schizophrenia is associated with the greatest likelihood of improvement.
Bleuler identified the four "A's" of schizophrenia.
Today, people with schizophrenia are treated mainly in mental hospitals.
Atypical antipsychotics better manage the negative symptoms of schizophrenia than do first-generation antipsychotics.
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