Schizophrenia

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Which classification system is used worldwide to diagnose schizophrenia?

What is the purpose of classification in psychology?

Which classification system is used in America to diagnose schizophrenia?

What is the purpose of diagnosis in psychology?

What does DSM stand for?

What does ICD stand for?

Which symptoms need to be present for diagnosis according to the DSM-5?

According to the text, which theory suggests that children who frequently receive contradictory messages from their parents are more likely to develop schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is a family variable associated with schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the aim of family therapy for schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the focus of a token economy in managing schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the aim of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for schizophrenia?

According to the text, what are cognitive deficits in schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the aim of drug therapy for schizophrenia?

Which of the following is a positive symptom of schizophrenia?

What is the main characteristic of negative symptoms of schizophrenia?

What is reliability in the context of classification systems for schizophrenia?

What is validity in the context of classification systems for schizophrenia?

What is the main difference between identical (monozygotic) and fraternal (dizygotic) twins?

What did Gottesman (1991) find regarding the risk of schizophrenia in twins?

What does the dopamine hypothesis propose about the role of dopamine in schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the purpose of Coping Strategy Enhancement (CSE)?

What are the two components of Coping Strategy Enhancement (CSE)?

According to the diathesis-stress model, what is necessary to develop schizophrenia?

What do Zubin and Spring suggest about the development of schizophrenia?

What do the concordance rates suggest about the development of schizophrenia?

What did the study by Tienari Et. A. (2004) find about the development of schizophrenia?

What did the study by Tienari Et. A. (2004) suggest about the role of environment in the development of schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the purpose of Critical Collaborative Analysis?

What did Tarrier (1987) find about coping strategies in individuals with schizophrenia?

True or false: Examiners look for accurate and detailed knowledge in answers.

True or false: Effective use of terminology is not important in exam answers.

True or false: In application questions, examiners look for effective application to the scenario.

True or false: AS and A level answers have the same criteria for effective use of issues and debates.

True or false: Classification is the process of assigning a label of a disorder to a patient.

True or false: The ICD-10 is used worldwide for diagnosing schizophrenia.

True or false: The DSM-5 is used in America for diagnosing schizophrenia.

True or false: Positive symptoms of schizophrenia are characterized by a diminution or loss of normal functions.

True or false: The closer the degree of genetic relatedness, the greater the risk of developing schizophrenia.

Laing believed that schizophrenia is a result of social pressures from life.

True or false: The dopamine hypothesis suggests that schizophrenia is caused by an excessive amount of dopamine in the brain.

The double bind theory suggests that children who receive contradictory messages from their parents are more likely to develop schizophrenia.

True or false: Autopsies have found a decrease in the amount of dopamine in the left amygdala of individuals with schizophrenia.

Schizophrenia is believed to be a disease.

True or false: Laing and others rejected the medical/biological explanation of schizophrenia.

A negative emotional climate in the family is associated with schizophrenia.

True or false: Family dysfunction is a psychological explanation for the development of schizophrenia.

Expressed emotion (EE) is a family communication style that involves criticism, hostility, and emotional over-involvement.

True or false: According to the text, the aim of family therapy for schizophrenia is to treat the underlying biological causes of the disorder.

Family therapy aims to reduce levels of expressed emotion and increase the likelihood of relapse.

Token economies aim to treat schizophrenia by shaping and positively reinforcing desired behaviors.

True or false: Coping Strategy Enhancement (CSE) aims to reduce the frequency, intensity, and duration of psychotic symptoms in individuals with schizophrenia?

True or false: The Interactionist approach suggests that both biological and psychological factors contribute to the development of schizophrenia?

True or false: The Diathesis-stress Model states that a vulnerability to schizophrenia and a stress trigger are both necessary to develop the condition?

True or false: Environmental factors play a role in the development of schizophrenia, as suggested by the fact that concordance rates are never 100%?

True or false: Individuals with a genetic vulnerability to schizophrenia can be triggered by different stressors in their environment?

True or false: Adopted children from families with schizophrenia have a higher chance of developing the illness compared to children from normal families?

True or false: Children from families with schizophrenia are less likely to develop the illness if they are placed in a supportive and positive environment?

True or false: The dopamine hypothesis proposes that an excess of dopamine in the brain is the main cause of schizophrenia?

True or false: Cognitive deficits are a characteristic feature of schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the purpose of classification in psychology?

According to the text, what are the two classification systems used to diagnose schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the aim of family therapy for schizophrenia?

According to the text, what are cognitive deficits in schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the focus of a token economy in managing schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is a family variable associated with schizophrenia?

According to the text, what is the purpose of diagnosis in psychology?

According to Gottesman (1991), what is the risk of getting schizophrenia for monozygotic (identical) twins?

According to Gottesman (1991), what is the risk of getting schizophrenia for dizygotic (fraternal) twins?

According to Miyakawa et al. (2003), what gene is associated with the production of calcineurin, which regulates the immune system?

According to Sherrington et al. (1988), on which chromosome is a gene linked to schizophrenia located?

According to Kendler (1985), how much more at risk are first-degree relatives of those with schizophrenia compared to the general population?

What is the original dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia?

What does the second explanation of the dopamine hypothesis suggest?

What is the double bind theory of schizophrenia?

What is the main difference between typical and atypical antipsychotics?

What is the aim of family therapy for schizophrenia?

What is the purpose of token economies in managing schizophrenia?

What is the main goal of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for schizophrenia?

What are cognitive deficits in schizophrenia?

What is the role of dopamine in the dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia?

According to Tarrier (1987), what is the aim of Coping Strategy Enhancement (CSE)?

What are the two components of Coping Strategy Enhancement (CSE)?

What does the Diathesis-stress Model propose about the development of schizophrenia?

According to Zubin and Spring, what may trigger the development of schizophrenia?

True or false: Children from families with schizophrenia are less likely to develop the illness if they are placed in a supportive and positive environment?

What did the study by Tienari Et. A. (2004) find about the development of schizophrenia?

What is the main characteristic of negative symptoms of schizophrenia?

True or false: The Interactionist approach suggests that both biological and psychological factors contribute to the development of schizophrenia?

True or false: The dopamine hypothesis proposes that an excess of dopamine in the brain is the main cause of schizophrenia?

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Test your knowledge on the Double Bind Theory and its connection to schizophrenia. Explore the impact of contradictory messages from parents and their role in the development of this mental disorder.

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