Schizophrenia - SS3 - Therapies - Drugs

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Which 3 psychologists supported that drugs are effective?
Davis, Vaughn & Leff and Tharyan & Adams
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In Davis et al's study, what % of relapsed with drugs & placebo?
19% for drugs, 55% for placebo
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Who did Vaughn & Leff find that antipsychotic medication made a difference for?
Those living with hostility and criticism in their home environment
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In such conditions, what was relapse for those on medication & placebo?
Medication - 53%, placebo - 93%
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What did Tharyan & Adams find when comparing drugs to ECT?
Results favoured the medication groups
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Name 2 reasons why drugs aren't appropriate
Side effects & motivational deficits
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What side effects can conventional antipsychotics lead to?
Tardive dyskinesia - uncontrollable movements of hands, feet, lips, tongue, face
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According to Hill, what % of ppl get TD and what % is irreversible?
30% get TD & 75% of cases are irreversible
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What did Ross & Read argue that prescribing medication reinforces?
The view that there is something wrong with you = reduces motivation to think about possible stressors that may be causing the condition and how to relieve them
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What are there less antipsychotics with?
Atypical antipsychotics
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What did Jeste et al find when comparing TD rates in those taking conventional & atypical antipsychotics?
CAs - 30% & AAs - 5% after 9 months
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