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1

Third-person auditory hallucinations

Schizophrenia

2

Mesocortical dopamine hypoactivity

Negative and cognitive symptoms in schizophrenia

3

Subcortical dopamine hyperactivity

Psychosis

4

Pathway in the brain concerned with prolactin release

Tuberoinfundibular

5

Pathway associated with extra pyramidal motor movements

Nigrostriatal

6

Motivation and reward pathway

Mesolimbic pathway

7

Which antipsychotic causes most weight gain

Olanzapine

8

Functions of the limbic system

Motivation
Memory
Olfaction
Visceral afferent
Emotion

9

Brain changes in schizophrenia

Reduced frontal lobe volume (and grey matter)
Enlarged lateral ventricles
Reduced grey matter in the temporal cortex

10

Which part of the brain is the normal response to threat?

Amygdala

11

What does the PFC do in threatening situs?

Dampens down amygdala response

12

Drug used in alcohol withdrawal

chlordiazepoxide

13

Cut off IQs for learning difficulties

70-80 = borderline
50-69 = mild
35-49 = moderate
20-34 = severe
<20 = profound

14

How to treat EPSE?

Procyclidine

15

Becks triad

Negative feelings about self, worlds and future

16

What time period is delirium tremens?

48-72 hrs

17

What time period is alcohol withdrawal seizures?

< 48 hrs

18

Eosinophilic inclusions

Lewy Bodies (LBD and PD)