Schizophrenia Quiz!

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Schizophrenia Quizzes & Trivia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that is characterized by unorthodox social behaviour and a failure to distinguish between what is real and what is not. What do you know about this unfortunate condition? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Which type of schizophrenia has the highest rate of rehabilitation?
    • A. 

      A) Paranoid Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      B) Manic Schizophrenia

    • C. 

      C) Disorganised Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      D) Catatonic Schizophrenia

  • 2. 
    2. Which of these is not a positive symptom of Schizophrenia
    • A. 

      A) Disorganised speech

    • B. 

      B) Auditory hallucination

    • C. 

      C) Stereotyped movement

    • D. 

      D) Anxiety

  • 3. 
    3. Which of these is not an anatomical abnormality linked with schizophrenia?
    • A. 

      A) Decreased volume of frontal lobe

    • B. 

      B) Decreased blood flow to frontal lobe

    • C. 

      C) Decreased volume of globus pallidus

    • D. 

      D) Decreased blood flow to frontal lobe

  • 4. 
    4. Thorazine is the brand name for which drug?
    • A. 

      A) Chlorpromazine

    • B. 

      B) Clozapine

    • C. 

      C) Levomepromazine

    • D. 

      D) Haloperidol

  • 5. 
    5. Typical antipsychotics act predominantly on which class of dopamine receptors?
    • A. 

      A) D1

    • B. 

      B) D2

    • C. 

      C) D3

    • D. 

      D) D4

  • 6. 
    6. The Dopamine Hypothesis is linked to the actions of which drug?
    • A. 

      A) PCP

    • B. 

      B) Angeldust

    • C. 

      C) LSD

    • D. 

      D) Amphetamine

  • 7. 
    7. Which two neurotransmitters work together to "gate" the sensory input to the thalamus?
    • A. 

      A) Dopamine & Glutamate

    • B. 

      B) Glutamate & 5-HT

    • C. 

      C) Dopamine and GABA

    • D. 

      D) 5-HT and Glycine

  • 8. 
    8. Which of these is not a side effect of typical antipsychotic drugs?
    • A. 

      A) Antipsychotic malignant syndrome

    • B. 

      B) Involuntary movements

    • C. 

      C) Lactation

    • D. 

      D) Euphoria

  • 9. 
    9. Why do antipsychotic drugs often take approximately 3 weeks for effects targeted towards schizophrenic symptoms to occur?
    • A. 

      A) Psychotic episodes cannot be interrupted by undertaking antipsychotic treatment

    • B. 

      B) New pathways from the hippocampus to the cerebellum are formed to override the malfunctioning pathways

    • C. 

      C) Changes in gene expression and dopamine receptor density need to occur

    • D. 

      D) Antipsychotics take 3 weeks to build up to a high enough concentration to successfully occupy NMDA receptors

  • 10. 
    10. Which of these side effects is Clozapine not associated with?
    • A. 

      A) Agranulocytosis

    • B. 

      B) Dry mouth

    • C. 

      C) Acute dystonia

    • D. 

      D) Weight gain

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