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1 Chapter 13--Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders Key 1. Which of the following characterize the disorder known as schizophrenia? A. delusions and hallucinations B. inappropriate emotions C. disorganized speech and behavior D. all of these 2. Which of the following is accurate in regard to the long-term outlook for schizophrenic patients? A. About 50% of persons diagnosed with the disorder eventually recover. B. Recovery is possible only if the person stays on medication. C. Recovery is possible only if the patient receives psychotherapy. D. Complete recovery from schizophrenia is rare. 3. Which of the following is the best description of schizophrenia? A. Schizophrenia is characterized by symptoms common to everyone with the diagnosis. B. Schizophrenia is characterized by multiple personalities. C. D. The course of schizophrenia is always predictable. Schizophrenia is characterized by behavior and symptoms that aren’t necessarily common to everyone with the diagnosis. . 4. According to statistical data the prevalence of schizophrenia is about: A. .01% B. C. 5% D. 10% 1% 5. In the 1850s a French physician named Benedict Morel used the terms demence (loss of mind) precoce (early, premature) to describe what we now know as schizophrenia because he observed that the onset of symptoms often occurs: A. in the early part of the year B. C. in the morning during adolescence D. prior to symptoms of other mental illnesses
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2 6. In the 1800’s, physicians studying the disorder we now call schizophrenia used the term 9999 because they observed that the onset of symptoms often occurred before adulthood. A. adolescent insanity B. folie a deux C. catatonia previa D. dementia praecox 7. Which of the following is the definition of catatonia? A. silly and immature behavior B. early madness C. D. delusions of grandeur or persecution immobility or agitated excitement 8. Which of the following is characterized of paranoid schizophrenia? A. silly and immature behavior B. early madness C. alternating immobility and agitated excitement D. delusions of grandeur or persecution 9. Which of the following is the definition for hebephrenia? A. B. early madness silly and immature behavior C. alternating immobility and agitated excitement D. delusions of grandeur or persecution 10. Which of the following is the definition of dementia praecox? A. silly and immature behavior B. C. alternating immobility and agitated excitement early madness D. delusions of grandeur or persecution 11. In the late 1800s, the German psychiatrist Emil Kraeplin made all of the following contributions to our knowledge of schizophrenia EXCEPT: A. distinguished dementia praecox (schizophrenia) from manic-depressive illness B. noted that hallucinations, delusions, and negativism were symptoms of dementia praecox (schizophrenia) C. combined several symptoms of insanity (catatonia, paranoia, hebephrenia) that had usually been viewed as reflecting separate and distinct disorders D. conceptualized a treatment for schizophrenic patients that is still being used today
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