Biological explanation for schizophrenia


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

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

3. Tienan (2000) found that schizophrenia incident rates with adoptees who’s mothers had schizophrenia was 7% and whos mothers didn't have schizophrenia was?

  • 4%
  • 2%
  • 3%
  • 1%

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

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

5. Gottesman and Shields (1972) found that the probability of a twin having schizophrenia if its twin has the disorder is 9% in dizygotic twins and what in monozygotic twins?

  • 42%
  • 46%
  • 50%
  • 40%

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