Psychotic Disorders of the Nervous System


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A loss of contact with external reality is known as:

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

2. 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hear things that aren't there, believe others are out to get them, and cause an individual to become very agitated or withdrawn?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of psychotic disorders of the nervous system. In addition to the two neurotransmitters in the brain associated with schizophrenia, you will also be quizzed on the following psychotic disorders: delusional disorder and bipolar disorder.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet will ask you to identify:

  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Delusional disorder
  • Bipolar disorder

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on psychotic disorders of the nervous system
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding schizophrenia and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding delusional disorder

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Psychotic Disorders of the Nervous System covers the topics covered in the assessments and these objectives:

  • Identify two neurotransmitters that play a role in schizophrenia
  • Compare and contrast schizophrenia with delusional disorder
  • Explain how major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder are categorized
  • Define psychosis