Schizophrenia

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What percentage of the general population develop schizophrenia?
1 - 2%
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How likely is it that you will develop schizophrenia if your MZ twin already has it?
48%
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There is no still no universally agreed definition of Schizophrenia. What is this an issue to do with?
Reliability
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Negative (or type 2) symptoms are to do with...
Lack of emotion, motivation and communication
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It is thought that schizophrenics have over active ___ receptors.
D2
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Typical (or anti-psychotic) drugs only treat...
Positive symptoms
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At what age does schizophrenia most commonly develop in men?
16-24
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At what age are woman most at risk of developing schizophrenia?
25-35
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What did Rosenhan's "On being sane in insane places" (1973) study show?
Issues with reliability in diagnosing mental illnesses
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