Abnormal Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 13 :

Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Quiz 13 :

Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

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According to statistical data, the prevalence of schizophrenia is about ________.
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B

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The term 'schizophrenia' was introduced circa 1908 by a Swiss psychiatrist named
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C

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Which of the following is the persecution type of psychotic delusion?
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Which of the following was the main characteristic of dementia praecox, according to Emil Kraepelin?
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Which of the following is the best description of schizophrenia?
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Towards the end of the nineteenth century, Emil Kraepelin, studying the disorder we now call schizophrenia, used the term ________________ because he observed that the onset of symptoms often occurred before adulthood.
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If an individual is diagnosed as psychotic, it usually means that the person has
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A woman diagnosed as schizophrenic announces that she has a plan to end poverty and homelessness in the world and that the Pope has given her secret instructions on how this can be accomplished.Her thinking is indicative of a delusion of
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Which of the following characterise the disorder known as schizophrenia?
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Which of the following is the definition for hebephrenia?
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In the 1850s, a French physician named Benedict Morel used the terms démence (loss of mind) précoce (early, premature) to describe what we now know as schizophrenia because he observed that the onset of symptoms often occurs
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Which of the following is accurate with regard to the long-term outlook for schizophrenic patients?
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Bleuler described the underlying behaviours of schizophrenia as the destruction of the forces that connect one function to the next.He called this underlying foundation of the disorder
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In working with schizophrenic patients, mental health professionals typically distinguish between _________ symptoms (an excess or distortion of normal behaviour) and ___________ symptoms (deficits in normal behaviour).
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Eugen Bleuler's concept of schizophrenia as an 'associative splitting' of the basic functions of personality led to the incorrect use of the term to mean
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In the late 1800s, the German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin made all of the following contributions to our knowledge of schizophrenia EXCEPT
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In the textbook case of Fikile, he said that he had a 'secret plan to save all the starving children in the world'.After Fikile showed other bizarre behaviour and also said he was going to climb the fence of a government building, his parents tried to have him admitted to a psychiatric hospital.They were not able to do that because
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Which of the following defines Cotard's syndrome?
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Which of the following describes a delusion of grandeur?
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Antoinette believes that her brother is not really her brother.He has, in fact, been replaced by a double.This is known as _______________ syndrome.
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