TB4 Lecture 3; SZ + Structural Issues Quiz!

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

  • Toxoplasma gondii (found in cat feces)and Influenza virus
  • ERV9, HC2 and Toxoplasma gondii
  • Influenzea virus and emotional stress
  • Toxoplasma godii and emotional stress
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2. What is a delusion of grandeur?

  • The intense somatic sensation that there are for instance bugs crawling under the skin.
  • A belief that one has special powers, or is a famous/otherwordly figure (e.g Napoleon or God)
  • A belief that people can and are placing thoughts and uncomfortable auditory hallucinations into the brain. Otherwise called thought broadcasting
  • A fixed belief that one has complete power over other people, can be conflated with narcissistic personality disorder

3. What did a meta-analysis of 13 studies by Kempton et al (2010) show?

  • Ventricular dilation begins very early in SZ afflicted brains, before or shortly after birth
  • Lateral ventricular enlargment is correlated with severity of SZ extremely early in life
  • Ventricular dilation begins very late in SZ afflicted brains compared to controls around 2 yrs of age
  • Ventricular dilation was not significantly associated with later onset of SZ

4. Which 2 groups in Seidman et al's (2002) study had the lowest left hippocampal volume?

  • The two biological parents of the SZ pps and their non-psychotic relatives
  • SZ pps and control groups
  • SZ pps and their non-psychotic relatives
  • Control groups and non-psychotic relatives of the SZ pps

5. 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

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