TB4 Lecture 3; SZ + Structural Issues Quiz!

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1. What did McGlashan (2006) say about the prevalence of SZ?

  • SZ is less severe than it used to be, inverse relationship between phenotypic severity and reproductive capacity.
  • SZ is more severe than it used to be, a positive linear relationship between phenotypic severity and reproductive capacity.
  • Rates of SZ have stayed consistently the same over the years
  • People with SZ are experiencing less severe/intense symptoms such as catatonia, the condition has changed over time.
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2. What did research by Jacob & Winkler (1927) find?

  • After removing cerebrospinal fluid from concious patients, the majority showed more enlarged left rather than right ventricles
  • After removing cerebrospinal fluid from concious patients, the majority showed more enlarged right rather than left ventricles
  • SZ pps showed more cerebrospinal fluid than controls in the right ventricles
  • SZ pps showed more cerebrospinal fluid than controls in the left ventricles

3. What did research by Barta et al (1990) find about the Temporal lobe?

  • Enlargements in the areas surrounding the left temporal lobe caused more hallucinations in SZ pps
  • There was an inverse relationship between the size of the left superior temporal gyrus and the severity of hallucinations in SZ pps.
  • Enlargements in the left temporal lobe caused more hallucinations in SZ pps
  • There was a positive correlation between the size of the left superior temporal gyrus and the severity of hallucinations in SZ pps.

4. What did Bracha et al (1992) find in their twin study?

  • Neural + skin cell migration responsible for fingerprint development in fourth trimester, SZ twins very different from non-SZ twins
  • Neural + skin cell migration responsible for fingerprint development in first trimester, SZ twins very different from non-SZ twins
  • Neural + skin cell migration responsible for fingerprint development in second trimester, SZ twins very different from non-SZ twins
  • Neural + skin cell migration responsible for fingerprint development in third trimester, SZ twins very different from non-SZ twins

5. What was the most significant cause of SZ according to Torrey & Bowler (1990)?

  • Urbanisation
  • Retrovirus
  • Poor immune response system
  • Genetic heritability

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