DSM-5 Schizophrenia Criteria Quiz

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Which of the following is a necessary criterion for a diagnosis of schizophrenia according to DSM-5?

Which of the following is NOT a symptom of schizophrenia according to DSM-5?

How long must the symptoms be present for a diagnosis of schizophrenia according to DSM-5?

An individual must have at least how many specified symptoms to be diagnosed with schizophrenia?

Which of the following changes did the DSM-5 make to the diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia?

Why did the DSM-5 eliminate the distinction between different subtypes of schizophrenia?

What is the purpose of the dimensional approach introduced in the DSM-5?

Which rating scale is used to assess symptom severity in individuals with schizophrenia?

In addition to hallucinations, delusions, disorganized speech, and negative symptoms, what other aspects are captured by the eight-item dimensional rating scale?

Which disorder is characterized by the presence of persistent and non-bizarre delusions?

Which disorder is a short-lived episode of psychosis lasting between one day and one month, usually triggered by stress or trauma?

Which disorder is an episode of psychosis lasting between one and six months, with symptoms similar to schizophrenia but no prior schizophrenic history?

Which disorder combines features of both schizophrenia and mood disorders?

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Test your knowledge of the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia and learn about the symptoms, duration, and impact on daily life. Identify the key symptoms and understand the criteria for diagnosis.

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