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1

Psychotherapy is a general term for the process of treating a condition by talking about it with a mental health provider. There are three specific subdivisions mentioned in class--cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and psychoeducation.

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2

True or false: 1/3 of patients with schizophreniform recover within 6 months, and 2/3 develop schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.

True.

3

There are different types of delusional disorder. Briefly describe the unspecified subtype.

Delusion doesn't match any of the other categories.

4

Which of the personality disorders are more common in men? Which are more common in women?

Men: schizoid, narcissistic, antisocial. Women: borderline, histrionic, avoidant, dependent

5

Which Cluster A personality disorder is characterized by participation in solitary activities, lack of emotions, and appearing cold or detached?

Schizoid

6

Which Cluster B personality disorder is characterized by failure to conform to social norms, deceitfulness, impulsivity, and lack of remorse?

Antiocial

7

Which Cluster B personality disorder is characterized by a sense of self-importance, fantasies of power, needing excessive attention, lack of empathy, etc?

Narcissistic

8

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat obsessive compulsive disorder?

Psychotherapy

9

There are different types of delusional disorder. Briefly describe the somatic subtype.

Belief that something is wrong with their body in some way (parasites in body, bugs on skin)

10

Which Cluster C personality disorder is characterized by preoccupation with details, perfectionism, devotion to the point of exclusion of lesure, and reluctance to delegate tasks or work with others?

Obsessive compulsive

11

Which type of delusional disorder is most common?

Persecutory.

12

What four disorders make up Cluster B personality disorders?

Borderline, narcissistic, histrionic, and antisocial

13

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat borderline disorder?

Psychotherapy or sociotherapy

14

Which Cluster B personality disorder is characterized by a need to be the center of attention, inappropriate provacative behavior, and use of physical appearance to draw attention?

Histrionic

15

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat shizotypal disorder?

Pharmacotherapy

16

What three disorders make up Cluster A personality disorders?

Paranoid, schizoid, and schizotypal

17

There are different types of delusional disorder. Briefly describe the jealous subtype.

Belief that their spouse or lover is unfaithful.

18

How does schizoaffective disorder differ from schizophrenia?

It includes a major mood episode, and the schizophrenia must be uninterrupted.

19

Which Cluster C personality disorder is characterized by a difficulty making decisions, a need for others to take charge, a difficulty expressing disagreement, and urgently seeking another relationship for care and support in case the current one ends?

Dependent

20

Psychotic disorders are characterized by delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking, catatonia, and/or negative symptoms.

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21

There are different types of delusional disorder. Briefly describe the eromanic subtype.

Belief that someone is in love with them.

22

Which of the personality disorders has a 10% suicide rate?

Borderline

23

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat schizoid disorder?

Psychotherapy or sociotherapy

24

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat narcissistic disorder?

Psychotherapy

25

Which Cluster B personality disorder is characterized by shifts between idealization and devaluation ("splitting")?

Borderline

26

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat paranoid disorder?

Possibly pharmacotherapy

27

There are different types of delusional disorder. Briefly describe the mixed subtype.

Involves a mix of the other categories, with none predominating.

28

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat antisocial disorder?

Sociotherapy

29

Which of the schizophrenia spectrum disorders requires one or more of the characteristics of psychotic disorders? Which require two or more?

One: brief psychotic disorder; Two: schizophreniform, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.

30

True or false: at least 50% of people with antisocial disorder have depressive disorders, and at least 25% have anxiety disorder.

False; at least 50% of people with antisocial disorder have anxiety disorders, and at least 25% have depressive disorder.

31

What three disorders make up Cluster C personality disorders?

Avoidant, dependent, and obsessive compulsive

32

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat dependent disorder?

Psychotherapy

33

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat histrionic disorder?

Psychotherapy

34

The spectrum of schizophrenia has several sub-categories, based on how long they symptoms last. How long do the symptoms have to last for the condition to be termed schizophreniform disorder?

More than a month, but less than 6 months.

35

Which Cluster A personality disorder is characterized by unusual perceptual experiences and odd beliefs or magical thinking?

Schizotypal

36

Which of the psychotic disorders has a 20% attempted suicide rate?

Schizophrenia

37

The spectrum of schizophrenia has several sub-categories, based on how long they symptoms last. How long do the symptoms have to last for the condition to be termed brief psychotic disorder?

More than a day, but less than a month

38

There are different types of delusional disorder. Briefly describe the persecutory subtype.

Belief that they are being conspired against, cheat, spied on, followed, poisoned/drugged, or obstructed in pursuit of their long time goals.

39

Which Cluster C personality disorder is characterized by viewing self as socially inept, a fear of being shamed or ridiculed, and feelings of inadequacy?

Avoidant

40

Comparing psychotherapy, sociotherapy, and pharmacotherapy, which is best to treat avoidant disorder?

Psycotherapy

41

The spectrum of schizophrenia has several sub-categories, based on how long they symptoms last. Delusional disorder involves having at least one delusion for how long?

Greater than one month.

42

There are different types of delusional disorder. Briefly describe the grandiose subtype.

Belief that they've made some great discovery or have some great talent.

43

Which Cluster A personality disorder is characterized by suspicion without reason, and being unable to forgive?

Paranoid

44

The spectrum of schizophrenia has several sub-categories, based on how long they symptoms last. How long do the symptoms have to last for the condition to be termed schizophrenia?

At least 6 months