Psychological Explanations of Schizophrenia

Who believed that Schizophrenia is a result of regression to a pre- ego stage
Freud
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What explanation has the psychodynamic and cognitive theory
Psychological
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What theory believes that schizophrenia has a genetic cause but that its symptoms are due to cognition
Cognitive
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___________(1948) believed that families who are rejecting, moralistic or overprotective (harsh childhood) could contribute to the development of Schizophrenia
Reichmann
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_______________et al (2002) found a link between excess dopamine in the prefrontal cortex and the working memory
Lindenberg
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Stressful ______________events are associated with schizophrenic episodes
Life
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Browne and Birley (1968) found that 50% of people experience a stressful life event in the how many weeks before an episode?
three
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A double blind is what messages?
mixed
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High expressed emotion may ___________ relapse rates
increase
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________________theory suggests that people are treated like a schizohrenic and this is a self fulfilling prophecy that leads to them getting schizophrenic symptoms
labelling
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The link between schizophrenias development and life events is only what?
correlational
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Some psychologists argue that life events cause ....
Schizophrenia
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Tienari et al (1994) found that adopted children with schizophrenic biological parents were more likely to be suffers that those with non sufferer parents BUT only in a ____________ environment
disturbed
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______________(1965) found that schizophrenics recall a higher number of double blinds from their mother than non schizophrenics
Berger
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Expressed emotion theory has led to the development of a
therapy
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Who reviewed 18 studies and found that 13 aligned with labelling theory?
Scheff
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