Treating Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders: Managing Mental Health


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Which of the following is NOT true of dopamine?

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1. What is the difference between traditional and atypical antipsychotics?

2. Besides drugs, how are psychotic patients treated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of psychotic disorder treatments and alternative treatments that are available for psychotic patients. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include side effects of traditional antipsychotics and the difference between traditional and atypical antipsychotics

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various topics related to the treatment of psychotic disorders, including:

  • Psychotic disorders
  • Dopamine
  • Difference between traditional and atypical antipsychotics
  • Side effects of traditional antipsychotics
  • Alternative treatment for psychotic patients

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychotic disorders lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as traditional and atypical antipsychotics
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as dopamine and psychotic disorders

Additional Learning

To learn more about treatment for psychotic patients, review the corresponding lesson on Treating Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders: Managing Mental Health. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify the percentage of people that suffer from a psychotic disorder
  • Recall the history of treatment for psychotic disorders
  • Understand the advantages of atypical antipsychotics compared to traditional antipsychotics
  • Learn about the alternative treatment of Lobotomy