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10 Cards in this Set

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People with schizophrenia experience _ _ _ _ _ , which is a loss of contact with reality.
Which disorder is characterized by marked symptoms of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder?
schizoaffective disorder
The _____ theory suggests that schizophrenia causes victims to fall from a higher to a lower socioeconomic level or to remain poor because they are unable to function effectively.
downward drift
Delusions of _____ are the most common type of delusions in schizophrenia.
Individuals with schizophrenia sometimes make up words that have meaning only for them. These words are called:
_____ are perceptions that occur in the absence of external stimuli.
While the _____ symptoms of schizophrenia respond well to conventional antipsychotic drugs, the _____ symptoms respond best to atypical antipsychotic drugs.
positive; negative
Many people with schizophrenia have enlarged _____, the brain cavities that contain cerebrospinal fluid.
Individuals who are trying to recover from schizophrenia are almost four times more likely to relapse if they live with a family that has high levels of:
expressed emotion.
_____ are the most common formal thought disorders experienced by people suffering from schizophrenia.
Loose associations