Psychosis & Schizophrenia

Matthew Coulson
Quiz by Matthew Coulson, updated more than 1 year ago
Matthew Coulson
Created by Matthew Coulson almost 3 years ago
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Psychosis & Schizophrenia lectures given on thursday of week 2 (2 lectures in one)

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Question 1

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Which 3 of the following symptoms are main typical characteristics of psychosis?
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  • Hallucinations
  • Delusions
  • Disorder of form of thought
  • Tremor
  • Manic episodes
  • Memory loss
  • Reduced concentration

Question 2

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Psychosis is defined by a lack of insight
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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A perception which occurs in the absence of an external stimulus is known as a ...
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  • Hallucination
  • Delusion
  • Deception

Question 4

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A hallucination whereby a person's organs feel like they are moving/not working/shrinking is known as a [blank_start]haptic[blank_end] hallucination
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  • haptic
  • visceral
  • organ

Question 5

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Innocuous or coincidental events that are ascribed a meaning by the person is known as ...
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  • Ideas of reference
  • Thought insertion
  • Passivity of thought
  • Delusional perception

Question 6

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A fixed, falsely held belief held with unshakeable conviction is known as a ...
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  • Hallucination
  • Delusion
  • Ideas of reference
  • Self referential experience

Question 7

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[blank_start]Primary delusions[blank_end]: Not understandable and are psychologically irreducible [blank_start]Secondary delusions[blank_end]: Understandable in the context of preceding affects or other experiences such as a hallucination
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  • Primary delusions
  • Secondary delusions

Question 8

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A patient presents to their GP saying sentences that you consider to be illogical and lacking in sequence: "I came here in my Dad's car, he's got a blue car, blue is the colour of the sea. I do like to be beside the seaside. In the summer, summer time. That was a song by Will Smith, wasn't it?" What is this patient likely to be suffering from?
Answer
  • Thought Disorder
  • Paranoid Delusions
  • Thought Insertion
  • Ideas of Reference

Question 9

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Schizophrenia is most commonly associated with [blank_start]3rd[blank_end] person auditory hallucinations
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  • 3rd
  • 2nd
  • 1st

Question 10

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A patient presents to their GP describing feeling worthless and extreme guilt over not putting out the bins in time 5 months ago. He describes having heard threatening voices every so often. What condition is he likely suffering from?
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  • Depressive Psychosis
  • Manic Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia

Question 11

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A patient presents with the following symptoms: Confusion and disorientation Disorientation in time, place and person Memory loss, including decreased short-term memory and recall. Visual hallucinations Emotional changes with frequent changes in moods What are they likely suffering from?
Answer
  • Delirium
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depressive Psychosis
  • Manic Psychosis

Question 12

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There are three types of schizophrenia. Which is the most common?
Answer
  • Paranoid Schizophrenia
  • Hebephrenic Schizophrenia
  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

Question 13

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Which type of schizophrenia is characterised by patients who act more childish and frivolous?
Answer
  • Paranoid Schizophrenia
  • Hebephrenic Schizophrenia
  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

Question 14

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The type of schizophrenia whereby a movement disorder predominates the condition is known as [blank_start]catatonic[blank_end] schizophrenia
Answer
  • catatonic

Question 15

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Which of the following are 'negative symptoms' of schizophrenia?
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  • Reduced amount of speech
  • Reduced motivation and drive
  • Hallucinations
  • Delusions
  • Passivity phenomena
  • Disorder of the form of thought
  • Reduced interest and pleasure
  • Reduced social interaction
  • Blunting of affect

Question 16

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Peak incidence of schizophrenia: Between [blank_start]15-25[blank_end] years old in men Between [blank_start]25-35[blank_end] years old in women
Answer
  • 15-25
  • 25-35

Question 17

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Patients with schizophrenia tend to have shrunken brain ventricles
Answer
  • True
  • False
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