Biological explanation for schizophrenia


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1. Studies have shown that a family with highly expressed emotion makes schizophrenia more likely. This criticises.....

  • Adoptive Studies
  • The dopamine hypothesis
  • Family studies
  • Twin Studies
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2. Joseph (2004) found that in many areas monozygotic twins are brought up and treated more similarly than dizygotic twins. This criticises

  • Twin studies
  • Adoptive studies
  • Family studies
  • The dopamine hypothesis

3. New technology such as PET scans have found that ?

  • There is no evidence of different dopamine activities in people with schizophrenia
  • There is evidence of different dopamine activities in people with schizophrenia

4. Gottesman (1991) found that the incident rate for schizophrenia in the general population was 1%, if the sibling had schizophrenia is 8%, if one parent has schizophrenia is 16% and if both parents have schizophrenia it's?

  • 100%
  • 46%
  • 73%
  • 50%

5. The dopamine hypothesis is supported by evidence from...

  • Parkinson's disease
  • all of the choices
  • antipsychotic drugs
  • amphetamines

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