Which of the following characterize the disorder known as schizophrenia?
A) Delusions and hallucinations
B) Inappropriate emotions
C) Disorganized speech and behavior
D) All of these
Which of the following is accurate in regard to the long-term outlook for schizophrenic patients?
A) About 50% of people diagnosed with the disorder eventually recover.
B) Recovery is possible only if the person stays on medication.
C) Recovery is possible only if the patient receives psychotherapy.
D) Complete recovery from schizophrenia is rare.
According to statistical data, the prevalence of schizophrenia is about .
In the 1850s, a French physician named Benedict Morel used the terms demence (loss of mind) and precoce (early, premature) to describe what we now know as schizophrenia because he observed that the onset of symptoms often occurs
A) in the early part of the year.
B) during adolescence.
C) in the morning.
D) prior to symptoms of other mental illnesses.