Psychotic Disorders and Personal Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is an example of a delusion that someone with somatic type delusional disorder would have?

Question 2 2. The prodromal phase of schizophrenia includes all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. Karl has been diagnosed with persecutory type delusional disorder. Which of the following examples apply to his condition?

Question 4 4. What are positive symptoms?

Question 5 5. Sam believes that his wife is trying to poison him with her cooking. This is an example of _____

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Question 6 6. Besides drugs, how are psychotic patients treated?

Question 7 7. Today, psychotic disorders are usually treated first with:

Question 8 8. Why does what happens in utero lead to schizophrenia later in life?

Question 9 9. How were psychotic disorders usually treated before 1955?

Question 10 10. Of the following scenarios, which one demonstrates an INACCURATE understanding of the causes of schizophrenia in light of what is currently known about the causes?

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Question 11 11. In treating people suffering from psychosis, why are drugs preferable to hospitalization?

Question 12 12. Which of these is an example of a grandiose type delusional disorder?

Question 13 13. Which of these can cause a brief psychotic episode?

Question 14 14. How short is a brief psychotic disorder?

Question 15 15. Which of these is a negative symptom?

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Question 16 16. Jim displays primarily negative symptoms with his schizophrenia, including emotional flatness. How might a psychiatrist categorize Jim's type of schizophrenia?

Question 17 17. What is the difference between traditional and atypical antipsychotics?

Question 18 18. Sam has brief psychotic disorder. His children are, therefore, _____

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT true of dopamine?

Question 20 20. Roger has been going to therapy and is on a medication to help with his schizophrenia. His doctor informs him that he has entered a residual phase. Which of the following would be best for Roger to do next?

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Question 21 21. A psychotic disorder is:

Question 22 22. Why is brief psychotic disorder sometimes difficult to diagnose?

Question 23 23. Roger is experiencing hallucinations, delusions, and his family notices serious motor dysfunction. Which of the following phases of schizophrenia is Roger MOST likely in?

Question 24 24. What type of symptoms does schizophrenia involve?

Question 25 25. How do scientists know that genes play a part in schizophrenia?

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Question 26 26. Having emotions that lack intensity or don't run the full, expected range is called _____.

Question 27 27. Non-bizarre delusions are _____.

Question 28 28. What side effects do traditional antipsychotics cause?

Question 29 29. Which of these conditions in utero can lead to schizophrenia later in life?

Question 30 30. Which of these is a common symptom in psychotic disorders?

Psychotic Disorders and Personal Health Chapter Exam Instructions

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