T2-Negative symptoms of Schizophrenia: Volition, Interpersonal functioning, Psychomotor behavior, and Associated features Flashcards Preview

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What is violation

1. Impairment in the ability to initiate goal-directed activity

2

What are two examples of volition?

Emotional ambivalence
Deteriorated appearance

3

Ambivalence in the client with schizophrenia refers to the coexistence of opposite emotions

Emotional ambivalence

4

What do the opposing emotions of emotional ambivalence interfere with?

The persons ability to make even a very simple decisions

5

Should I have coffee or tea for breakfast?

Emotional ambivalence

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Emotional ambivalence: Underlying the ambivalence is the difficulty the client with schizophrenia has in fulfilling a satisfying human relationship. The difficult is based on the ______--the simultaneous need for and fear of intimacy

Need-fear dilemma

7

Personal grooming and self care activities may be neglected

Deteriorated appearance

8

How does the client with schizophrenia appear if they have been having deteriorated appearance?

Disheveled and untidy and may be needed to be reminded of the need for personal hygiene

9

What are two types of interpersonal functioning?

-Impaired social interaction
-Social isolation

10

Cling to others and intrude on the personal space of others, exhibiting behaviors that are not socially and culturally acceptable

Impaired social interaction

11

Individuals with schiz. sometimes focus inward on themselves to the exclusion of the external environment

Social isolation

12

What are the 4 types of psychomotor behavior?

Anergia
Waxy flexibility
Posturing
Pacing and rocking

13

Deficiency in energy

Angergia

14

A condition in which the client with schiz. allows body parts to be placed in biazarre or uncomfortable positions

Waxy flexibility

15

This symptom is manifested by the voluntary assumption of inappropriate or bizarre postures

Posturing

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A slow, rhythmic, backward-and-forward swaying of the trunk from the hips, usually sitting.

Pacing and rocking

17

Is pacing and rocking a common psychomotor behavior in patients with schiz?

YES

18

Once placed in a position, the arm, leg, or head remains in that position for long periods, regardless of how uncomfortable it is for the client

Waxy flexibility

EX: Nurse positions clients arm in an outward position to take a BP and when cuff removed, the client may maintain the arm in the position in which it was placed to take the reading

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What are associated features of schiz.?

Anhedonia
Regression

20

The inability to experience pleasure

Anhedonia

21

The retreat to an earlier level of development

Regression

22

What associated feature is a particular distressing symptom that compels some clients to attempt suicide?

Anhedonia

23

Regression, a ______ of schiz. is a dysfunctional attempt to reduce _____

Primary defense mechanism
Anixety

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What provides the basis for many of the behaviors associated with schizophrenia?

Regression