Biological explanation for schizophrenia


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

  • 2%
  • 1%
  • 3%
  • 4%
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2. The dopamine hypothesis is supported by evidence from...

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

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. 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

5. Post mortem studies have found that

  • antipsychotic drugs elevated dopamine levels
  • schizophrenic individuals had normal dopamine levels
  • antipsychotic drugs do nothing
  • the dopamine hypothesis is right and antipsychotic drugs lower dopamine levels

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