Chapter 1 Adult Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia Quizzes & Trivia

Schizophrenia is characterizes by delusions, hallucinations and reflect an impaired ability to function. The disease affects about 23 million people worldwide. Most people believe that people get to be at risk of developing the illness when they are about 45 years old but this is not the case. How much do you know about adult schizophrenia from covering chapter one? Take up the test below and get to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the hallmark (Or most usual and severe) symptoms of Schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      Disturbance in thought and Hallucinations

    • B. 

      Hallucinations and Delusions

    • C. 

      Disturbance in thought and Mood

    • D. 

      Delusions and Disturbance in Perceptions

    • E. 

      Disturbance in Relations shiprs with others and Hallucintations

  • 2. 
    What are the first cleary antipsychotic drugs?
    • A. 

      Chlorpromazine

    • B. 

      Tylonel

    • C. 

      Hypoderminazine

    • D. 

      Reserpine

    • E. 

      Asphazine

  • 3. 
    What is an antipsychotic?
    • A. 

      Drugs that diminsh the use of mesolimbic dopamine neurons and remits it in a later stage of the illness

    • B. 

      Drugs that diminish the firing rates of mesolimbic dopamine D2 neurons

    • C. 

      Drugs that stimulate dopamine D2 neurons

    • D. 

      Drugs that lower the thought process of any certain individual

    • E. 

      Drugs that stimulate and release D2 dopamine neurons into activation

  • 4. 
    People with Schizophrenia have a __ life time risk of suicide along with other factors increasing the mortality.
    • A. 

      17%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      38%

    • D. 

      10%

    • E. 

      7%

  • 5. 
    Are there any known racial differences that exist in the prevalence of schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Is the prevalence of schizophrenia about the same in men and women?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    The onset of schizophrenia occurs during in?
    • A. 

      Elderly

    • B. 

      Adults

    • C. 

      Children

    • D. 

      Young

  • 8. 
    Symptoms seem to remit somewhat in?
    • A. 

      Elderly

    • B. 

      Adults

    • C. 

      Children

    • D. 

      Youth

  • 9. 
    Most of the deterioration that occurs in patients with schizophrenia occurs in the first?
    • A. 

      1-3 years

    • B. 

      5-8 years

    • C. 

      5-10 years

    • D. 

      1-5 years

  • 10. 
    After the first years of the illness, it is usually followed by?
    • A. 

      Decades of relative stability

    • B. 

      A deterioration in the Illness

    • C. 

      A remit to the symptoms

    • D. 

      Return to baseline

    • E. 

      The condition does not change

  • 11. 
    Information about certain things in the person's life can be helpful in ruling out other causes of psychotic symptoms. What is NOT Important?
    • A. 

      Medical and psychiatric history of the family

    • B. 

      Details about pregnancy and early childhood

    • C. 

      The onset of the scizophrenia or beggining of it

    • D. 

      History of medications and substance abuse

    • E. 

      History of travel

  • 12. 
    Usually, how many weeks, months, or years take place between the onset of these vague symptoms and the first visit to a psychiatrist
    • A. 

      5-8 weeks

    • B. 

      3-5 years

    • C. 

      3-7 months

    • D. 

      1-12 months

    • E. 

      1-2 years

  • 13. 
    When does the first psychotic episode usually take place?
    • A. 

      Late teenage years and Mid 30's

    • B. 

      Early teenage years and late teenage years

    • C. 

      Early teenage years and Mid 30's

    • D. 

      Mid 30's to Late 40's

    • E. 

      Late teenage years to late 40's

  • 14. 
    The symptoms of schizophrenia can be seperated into 4 domains Domain 1) Positive Symptoms:
    • A. 

      tremendous inertia.

    • B. 

      Hallucinations, which are usually auditory; delusions; and disorganized speech and behavior.

    • C. 

      Ecrease in emotional range, poverty of speech, loss of interests, and loss of drive.

    • D. 

      Delusions, any sort of alcohol or druge related psychosis, and loss of interests.

    • E. 

      Hallucinations, delusions, almost always disorganized and cannot comprehend another's speech.

  • 15. 
    Symptoms that include hallucinations, which are usually auditory; delusions; and disorganized speech and behavior are in what domain?
    • A. 

      Positive symptoms

    • B. 

      Mood symptoms

    • C. 

      Negative symptoms

    • D. 

      Cognative symptoms

  • 16. 
    Symptoms that include a decrease in emotional range, poverty of speech, loss of interests, and loss of drive. The person with schizophrenia has tremendous inertia are in what domain?
    • A. 

      Positive symptoms

    • B. 

      Mood symptoms

    • C. 

      Negative symptoms

    • D. 

      Cognative symptoms

  • 17. 
    Symptoms that include include neurocognitive deficits, such as deficits in working memory and attention and executive functions such as the ability to organize and abstract. Patients also have difficulty understanding nuances and subtleties of interpersonal cues and relationships are in what domain?
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Negative

    • D. 

      Cognative

  • 18. 
    Symptoms include that Schizophrenia patients often seem cheerful or sad in a way that does not make sense to others. They often are depressed are in what domain?
    • A. 

      Positive Symptoms

    • B. 

      Mood Symptoms

    • C. 

      Negative Symptoms

    • D. 

      Cognative Symptoms

  • 19. 
    Mental status examination:  the following observations are often made when talking with a person with schizophrenia. Only one of them is correct.
    • A. 

      The person may be dressed oddly, the person may pay insufficient attention to personal hygiene.

    • B. 

      The person may be dressed correctly, the person may pay insufficient attention to personal hygiene.

    • C. 

      The person may be dressed oddly, the person may pay attention to personal hygiene.

    • D. 

      The person may wear little or no clothes in fear, the person may pay insufficient attention to personal hygiene.

    • E. 

      The person may be dressed oddly, the person my be a germaphobic and overly neat.

  • 20. 
    Mental status examination:  the following observations are often made when talking with a person with schizophrenia. Only one of them is correct.
    • A. 

      Person may try to hide a variety of odd beliefs or delusions.

    • B. 

      The person may endorse a variety of odd beliefs or delusions.

    • C. 

      The person may be angered by the examiner or be socially akward.

    • D. 

      This person may be unduly suspicious of the examiner or be very socially awkward.

    • E. 

      The person may be socially awkward and may reveal personal secrets.

  • 21. 
    Mental status examination:  the following observations are often made when talking with a person with schizophrenia. Only one of them is correct.
    • A. 

      He or she often has a flat affect, meaning that they have little range of expressed emotion.

    • B. 

      He or she often has a very emotinal outpour, meaning they reveal many emotions.

    • C. 

      The person may admit to hallucinations or respond to aduitory or visual stimuli apparant to only the examiner

    • D. 

      The person may admit to hallucinations or respond to auditory or visual stimuli not apparent to the examiner.

    • E. 

      The person may try to blame the examiner for what is happening in his or her life.

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