Module 51

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Module 51
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2011-09-24 16:09:49
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psychology
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Schizophrenia
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  1. What is considered the cancer of psychological disorders?
    Schizophrenia
  2. What three things characterise schizophrenia?
    • Disorganized and delusional thinking
    • Disturbed perceptions
    • Inappropriate emotions and actions
  3. What are the most common forms of hallucinations?
    visual and auditory
  4. What are positive symptoms of schizophrenia
    symptoms that are present in them but not in normal individuals.
  5. What are negative symptoms of schizophrenia?
    symptoms that are not present in them but are in normal individuals.
  6. Chronic process of schizophrenia is described as
    a slow onset with negative symptoms and doubtful recovery
  7. Acute process of schizophrenia is described as
    a rapid onset with positive symptoms and better recovery
  8. What are the 5 subtypes of schizophrenia?
    • paranoid
    • disorganized
    • catatonic
    • undifferntiated
    • residual
  9. Research has shown that schizophrenic patients exhibit higher levels of what receptor in the brain?
    Dopamine D4
  10. Schiophrenics show abnormal activity in what three parts of the brain?
    • frontal lobe
    • thalamus
    • amygdala

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