Recent Evidence Shows That Exposure to the Flu Virus During
Recent evidence shows that exposure to the flu virus during the __________ month of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life.
A proportion of children at risk for schizophrenia show all of the following early behavioural abnormalities EXCEPT
A) unusual preoccupation with imaginative companions.
B) early signs of impaired movement.
C) more withdrawn and socially reclusive, or more antisocial and aggressive than other children.
D) cognitive limitations not shared by other children.
E) early signs of impaired fine motor skills.
Recent research shows that by age 16, nearly a third of individuals who go on to develop psychotic disorder have ___________ and ____________.
A) motor difficulties; at least one positive symptoms reported by teacher
B) speech and language delays; at least one positive symptom self-reported
C) motor difficulties; deficient IQ
D) family interaction problems ; deficient IQ
E) speech and language difficulties ; at least one positive symptom parent-reported
Overall, the inconsistent research findings regarding environmental factors in the etiology of schizophrenia support a(n) _______ model, which asserts that__________.
A) high-risk; certain factors almost always produce schizophrenia in vulnerable persons
B) cumulative; various environmental stressors accumulate to increase risk
C) expressed emotion; various negative family interaction patterns play a role
D) biological environmental; pre- and peri-natal factors interact with genetic factors to increase risk
E) neuropsychological; various test scores combine to indicate etiology for schizophrenia