delusion disorders

delusion disorders

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DSM-5: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
1)What is a psychotic delusion? List 3 examples of delusions (e.g., persecutory, grandiose, jealous). [Note: Do not use bizarre or nonbizarre as your examples].What is the difference between bizarre and nonbizarre delusions? Give an example of each. (p. 87)
What is a psychotic hallucination? Most common? 2 other examples (e.g., tactile, olfactory)? Note: Hypnagogic hallucinations are NOT psychotic hallucinations – they occur in normal human experience. (p. 87)
What is meant by the following: Disorganized speech, grossly disorganized behavior, and catatonic behavior? Give 2 examples of negative symptoms. (p. 88)
Number and duration of delusions for delusional disorder? Criterion C? What are 3 types of delusional disorders? (p. 90-91) How does delusional disorder differ from schizophrenia? (p. 90 [B], 93)
How many symptoms are required for brief psychotic disorder? What is the duration of an episode? How is the duration different from that of schizophrenia or schizophreniform? (p. 94)
Number of symptoms for schizophreniform? Duration? How does it differ from schizophrenia? What percentage recover within 6 months and receive schizophreniform as the final diagnosis? (p. 96-8)
What are the symptoms of schizophrenia? How many symptoms over a 1-month period are needed to qualify for Criterion A of schizophrenia (active phase)? (p. 99)

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What impact do the symptoms of schizophrenia have on functioning? How long do continuous signs of schizophrenia need to persist? (p. 99)
What is characteristic of the prodromal and residual phases of schizophrenia? (p. 99).
What is the primary feature of schizoaffective disorder? For how long must the symptoms that meet criteria for a major mood episode be present? What distinguishes schizoaffective disorder from schizophrenia? (p. 105, 109)
What are the predominant symptoms of substance/medication-induced psychotic disorder? (p.110)
What are the predominant symptoms of psychotic disorder due to another medical condition? (p. 115)
Reichenberg Chapter 3: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
What environmental factors can exacerbate the characteristics of those with delusion disorder? (Pg. 72)
What are some suggestions for therapists working with clients with delusions? (Pg. 73)
How does the diagnosis of schizophreniform differ from brief psychotic disorder and schizophrenia? (Pg. 76)
When do the symptoms of schizophrenia tend to emerge? At what age do men typically experience a full psychotic episode? Women? (Pg. 79)
Genetic risk factors are responsible for what percentage of the development of schizophrenia? Other factors that can contribute to onset? Which drugs? (p. 80)
What are some qualities that therapists need to convey when working with those who have schizophrenia? After creating a positive alliance, what is suggested when working with a client’s delusions and hallucinations? What is cautioned against? (Pg. 82)
Which symptoms are best treated by medication and which are least impacted? What are 3 factors that contribute to medication noncompliance? (Pgs. 83-84)
What are 4 psychosocial interventions (therapies) that have strong research support for the treatment of schizophrenia? (Pgs. 84 – 86) In addition to the book, see: http://www.div12.org/psychological-treatments/disorders/schizophrenia-and-other-severe-mental-illnesses/
Why is dual diagnosis treatment important for those with schizophrenia? (Pg. 85)
Under the heading of Long Term Management, what are 4 factors that contribute to a better prognosis for schizophrenia? (Pg. 85)
Why are education and counseling important treatment component for families? (Pg. 86)

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