366-Chapter 8 Schizo
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A man who believes he is Napoleon is suffering from a:
Compared to men with schizophrenia, women with schizophrenia:
are more likely to be married
A false belief in which an individual believes that they or their loved ones are being persecuted, watched, or conspired against by others is called a:
The most common type of hallucination is
What kind of hallucinations involves the perception that something is happening to the outside of one's body?
Made-up words that mean something only to the person speaking them are known as:
What label did Emil Kraepelin give to schizophrenia, because he believed it resulted from premature deterioration of the brain?
Alicia experiences delusions of being controlled by a neighbor's television remote control. She visits the neighbor and demands that he hand over his remote, which he refuses to do, calling her "crazy." She takes his refusal as further evidence of a plot against her life organized by the entire neighborhood. Alicia is most likely experiencing:
Wendy, who has suffered two acute episodes of schizophrenia involving delusions and hallucinations, but who now experiences only mild thought changes and flattened affect, would most likely be diagnosed with:
Which of the following is not a positive symptom of schizophrenia?
Alogia (Poverty of Speech)
Associations between words that are based on the sounds of the words rather than the content are known as:
Repetitive imitation of the movements of another person is known as:
Which of the following brain abnormalities is not associated with schizophrenia?
shrinking of the ventricles
A recent and more complex theory of the role of dopamine in schizophrenia suggests that there is excess dopamine activity in the __________, but unusually low dopamine activity in the __________.
Julie's son, Winston, just fell down and hurt himself. She rushes to comfort him, takes him into her arms lovingly and says, "You stupid little boy! Watch where you walk!" This is an example of:
One of the most serious side effects of antipsychotic medication is a movement disorder marked by persistent, involuntary movements of the face and mouth. This disorder is known as:
Which of the following statements is false in regards to atypical antipsychotics?
They do not induce the same neurological side effects as neuroleptics
Research evaluating the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions has shown that:
psychosocial interventions are effective when ongoing, but schizophrenic people tend to lose the gains that they make once the intervention ends.
Which of the following is true about the drug chlorpromazine?
Chlorpromazine affects more neurotransmitters than dopamine alone, which is one reason why it is thought to help reduce negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
Which of the following best describes families high in expressed emotion as characterized by schizophrenia researchers?
Families express, rather than inhibit or suppress, their emotions. They actively model maladaptive behavior patterns that the schizophrenic picks up through observation. He or she then feels no restrictions upon expressing delusional beliefs and describing hallucinations.
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