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Neuro Disorders Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia says which of the following?

Question 2 2. An objective or measurable problem noted by the patient or another observer such as a doctor is (a):

Question 3 3. A neuron is a:

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a serious brain disorder that causes people to see and hear things that aren't there, believe others are out to get them, and cause an individual to become very agitated or withdrawn?

Question 5 5. The part of the nervous system that includes the brain and spinal cord is the:

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Question 6 6. A person who has difficulty moving may have which neurological problem:

Question 7 7. The nervous system is directly most responsible for (choose the most appropriate answer):

Question 8 8. Subjective experience noticed only by the patient him or herself is referred to as a:

Question 9 9. Inflammation of the meninges is called:

Question 10 10. The nerves that allow your right arm to move are part of the:

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Question 11 11. Which of these is responsible for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia?

Question 12 12. If a person believes they are crawling with bugs when they are actually not, they are:

Question 13 13. A group of symptoms that point to a decline in a person's mental ability such that it interferes with their normal daily life and function is called:

Question 14 14. An example of a neurodegenerative disorder of the central nervous system is:

Question 15 15. Partial or total loss of memory is known as:

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Question 16 16. Ted was a passenger in an automobile accident and was thrown several feet from the car. A neurologist has been assessing Ted's level of consciousness using the Glasgow Coma Scale. Ted's most recent score was a 10. What does this indicate?

Question 17 17. Hallucinations might be caused by too much activity in which of the following?

Question 18 18. Which of the following are potential causes of neurological disorders?

Question 19 19. The insulation surrounding a neuron is called:

Question 20 20. Why is the brainstem sometimes referred to as the reptilian brain?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is in charge of logical thinking and organizing thoughts?

Question 22 22. Natalie is in the end stages of lung cancer and is hooked up to a ventilator. She has recently suffered a stroke and slipped into a coma. Natalie's physician informs her family that there is nothing more that can be done since Natalie is now in brainstem death and should be disconnected from the ventilator. Her family wants to be absolutely sure her prognosis is as poor as the doctor stated. Which final test can confirm this diagnosis?

Question 23 23. Schizophrenia seems to involve which two neurotransmitters?

Question 24 24. Inflammation of the brain is known as:

Question 25 25. A common neurological disorder where a blood clot results in improper oxygen delivery to the brain is known as a(n):

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Question 26 26. Which of these is smaller in schizophrenic patients?

Question 27 27. Rico went swimming with a group of friends. He dove head first into a shallow part of a lake, hit his head, and became unconscious. He was rushed to the hospital where a neurologist assessed his condition using the Glasgow Coma Score. Rico's eye-opening response was assigned a 2. What does this mean?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT an example of a brainstem reflex that can be tested after an injury?

Question 29 29. A loss of contact with external reality is known as:

Question 30 30. A disorder in which a person swings from depressive lows to manic highs is known as:

Neuro Disorders Chapter Exam Instructions

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