TB4 Lecture 3; SZ + Structural Issues Quiz!

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: mint75
  • Created on: 14-05-15 19:39

1. Where were enlargements found in Shenton et als (1992) study?

  • Lateral ventricles and left temporal horn in SZ pps
  • Left sylvian fissure and left temporal horn in SZ pps
  • Sylvian fissure and lateral ventricles in SZ pps
  • Right sylvian fissure and left temporal horn in SZ pps
1 of 20

Other questions in this quiz

2. 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

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

  • 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)
  • Individuals with the disorder don't tend to vary, the disorder is homogeneous

4. What are delusions? (DSM V)

  • Believing they are dead, nothing exists and people are only spirits
  • False beliefs that other people are plotting against them, even when they are told this is no the case
  • Fixed beliefs that are not susceptible to change in light of conflicting evidence
  • False beliefs that everything (media, other people etc) are referring to herself

5. What did DeLisi et al (2006) find?

  • Both SZ and their non-psychotic relatives showed increased laterality of language function.
  • Both SZ and pre-SZ pps showed reduced laterality of language function.
  • Both SZ and their non-psychotic relatives showed reduced laterality of language function.
  • Both SZ and pre-SZ pps showed increased laterality of language function.

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Y1 SPA resources »