Chapter 8 - Experiencing Psychosis - Set A
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In schizophrenia, the phenomenon known as ‘downward drift’ means what?
Dementia praecox was first identified by?
In schizophrenia, symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, disorganised speech (e.g. incoherence), and grossly disorganised or catatonic behaviour are referred to as:
In schizophrenia the when an individual believes that independent external events are specifically about him or her, this is referred to as:
In schizophrenia, in which of the following ways might hallucinations be experienced?
In schizophrenia, catatonic motor behaviours are characterised by which of the following?
In disorganised speech derailment refers to:
The core feature of Brief Psychotic Disorder is the sudden onset of at least ____ of the main psychotic symptoms and being associated with emotional turmoil or overwhelming confusion:
Paranoid delusions may be the result of:
In the UK, the reporting of psychotic symptoms is twice as high in which ethnic minority group, as compared to ethnic white individuals?
The slow deterioration of normal functioning before a diagnosis of schizophrenia is known as the __________ stage.
Long term studies of schizophrenia have suggested that around _______ will remit after one or more active stage.
) Relapse in schizophrenia is relatively common. Which of the following may explain this?
According to the diathesis-stress approach to understanding psychosis, psychosis is thought to be caused by:
Twin studies have indicated that the heritability estimate for schizophrenia is approximately: