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1

Define psychopathology

The systematic study of abnormal experience, cognition and behaviour

2

What are concrete concepts

Real objects or situations (pressure of speech)

3

What are defined concepts

Classes of concepts (delusions)

4

What are concept systems

Sets of related concepts (schizophrenia)

5

Define illusions

Misperceptions of real external stimuli

6

Define hallucinations

Perceptions occurring in the absence of an external stimulus

7

What are the modalities of hallucinations

Auditory
Visual
Olfactory
Gustatory
Tactile
Somatic

8

What is flight of ideas

Someone speaks rapidly and from topic to topic

9

What is delusional perception

True perception to which the patient attributes a false meaning

10

What is knights move thinking

Loosening of association

11

Name 3 causes of confabulation

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome