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1. alogia is:

  • when speech becomes less clear, may insert irrelevant words in the middle of a sentence
  • inability to take part in goal directed behaviour
  • an extreme loss of motor functioning
  • heightened or exaggerated emotions how
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2. a difference between the ICD and the DSM is

  • the DSM states two symptoms must be present for a month to be diagnosed whereas the ICD only needs one first rank for a month
  • the DSM states two months of persistent symptoms is necessary whereas the ICD only suggests one month is needed
  • the ICD doesnt include symptoms such as delusions and negative symptoms but the DSM does

3. positive symptoms are symptoms that :

  • create a negative response to the disorder
  • add to cognitive functioning e.g. halluncinations or delusions
  • create a positive response to the disorder
  • something is take away from cognitive functioning e.g. affective flattening

4. which is an example of a first rank ICD symptom

  • persistent halluctions
  • thought cloud
  • persistent delusions
  • catatonic behaviour

5. Rosenhan's insane study found that

  • 7/8 fake patients were diagnosed with Schizophrenia
  • all the fake patients were diagnosed with Schizophrenia
  • no fake patients successfully got diagnosed with the disorder
  • 5/8 fake patients got diagnosed with the disorder and 2 were diagnosed with bipolar

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