Psychotic Disorders: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Karl has been diagnosed with persecutory type delusional disorder. Which of the following examples apply to his condition?

Question 2 2. How is schizoaffective disorder generally treated?

Question 3 3. What side effects do traditional antipsychotics cause?

Question 4 4. The dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia says which of the following?

Question 5 5. Which of these is an example of a grandiose type delusional disorder?

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Question 6 6. In treating people suffering from psychosis, why are drugs preferable to hospitalization?

Question 7 7. Why does what happens in utero lead to schizophrenia later in life?

Question 8 8. Sam has brief psychotic disorder. His children are, therefore, _____

Question 9 9. What is a syndrome?

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

Question 12 12. 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?

Question 13 13. What is flat affect?

Question 14 14. Why are symptoms such as delusions and disordered speech categorized as positive symptoms of schizophrenia?

Question 15 15. Which of these is responsible for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is a cause of schizophrenia?

Question 17 17. Having emotions that lack intensity or don't run the full, expected range is called _____.

Question 18 18. What are positive symptoms?

Question 19 19. A psychotic disorder is:

Question 20 20. How short is a brief psychotic disorder?

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Question 21 21. Sara is a schizophrenic patient that has become completely motionless. Her doctor performs a test in which he places her arm in a waving position and Sara doesn't resist the placement or move her arm back after it is placed. It appears that Sara's schizophrenia is _____.

Question 22 22. Which type of symptom does antipsychotic medication treat?

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 is the difference between traditional and atypical antipsychotics?

Question 25 25. What does the pathogenic theory of schizophrenia believe?

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Question 26 26. Today, psychotic disorders are usually treated first with:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is the correct order of the phases of schizophrenia?

Question 28 28. Non-bizarre delusions are _____.

Question 29 29. Tom had a psychotic event during which he saw things that were not there one time and never again. Tom does not meet DSM criteria because of which of the following?

Question 30 30. Which of these is smaller in schizophrenic patients?

Psychotic Disorders: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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