1. Which century was there an 'explosion' of accounts according to Torrey (1988, 2001)?
- 20th Century
- 18th Century
- 16th Century
- 17 Century
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2. What does the term 'dementia praecox' created by Emile Kraeplin (1883) mean?
- The first term for SZ, means irreversible mental deterioration, featuring disordered thinking and departures from reality
- Means a schism (schizo) of the mind (phrenia), a split between the elements of thoughts and feelings
- As SZ was thought to be synonymous with dementia, dementia praecox was classed as a 'more severe and hysterical' type of the disorder
- The original term for SZ, originated from its ties to dementia
3. 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.
4. How are virus/infections linked to rates of SZ?
- 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
- SZ is caught in the same way to the flu virus, SZ births increased follwing the flu epidemic
5. Which side of temporal horn were enlargements predominantly found?
- Neither dies, all of the horn was enlarged
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