TB4 Lecture 3; SZ + Structural Issues Quiz!

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1. What is a major clinical flaw with the classification of SZ as a disorder?

  • Individuals with the disorder don't tend to vary, the disorder is homogeneous
  • Individuals with the disorder will vary substantially on most features as SZ is a heterogeneous clinical syndrome
  • Individuals with the disorder will either show positive (Symptoms such as hallucinations/delusions) or negative symptoms (negative/flat affect, catatonia)
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2. Which trimester of pregnancy is thought to affect the migration of pre-alpha cells to their final positions in SZ brains?

  • Fourth trimester
  • Second trimester
  • Third trimester
  • First trimester

3. How are virus/infections linked to rates of SZ?

  • SZ is caught in the same way to the flu virus, SZ births increased follwing the flu epidemic
  • Some may interfere with neural adhesiveness needed for smooth migration during 2nd trimester
  • Some may interfere with neural plasticity in second trimester leading to structural deficits

4. Which century was there an 'explosion' of accounts according to Torrey (1988, 2001)?

  • 18th Century
  • 17 Century
  • 16th Century
  • 20th Century

5. Which agents has HERV-W retrovirus been activated by?

  • ERV9, HC2 and Toxoplasma gondii
  • Toxoplasma gondii (found in cat feces)and Influenza virus
  • Toxoplasma godii and emotional stress
  • Influenzea virus and emotional stress


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