Bipolar and Schizophrenia (2.0 CEU) Exam
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BIPOLAR AND SCHIZOPHRENIA - COMPETANCY EXAMINATION
Check the correct answer or answers in the following:
Bipolar disorder is also known as?
None of the above
Which of the following characterize a depressive episode (
check 3 that apply
Lack of energy
What is rapid-cycling?
Making poor judgments.
Feeling extremely irritable, aggressive and "wired".
Having four or more mood episodes in a year.
Having four or more mood episodes in a six-month period.
Feeling simultaneous symptoms.
There are ___________ types of Bipolar.
Choose the answer that best describes: Bipolar with Mixed Features:
Four or more acting-out episodes within a 12-month period
Certain brain chemicals and receptors that influence thinking
Simultaneous symptoms of opposite moods
Choose the answer that best describes: Schizophrenia:
A chronic brain disorder that causes people to hallucinate, hear voices and believe others are controlling their lives.
A position in which the person becomes fixed in a single position for a very long time.
A mental disorder characterized by serious mood swings
Name three symptoms of schizophrenia:
List three noticeable
from an individual with schizophrenia:
Match the following types of Schizophrenia with the correct definition:
A. Decreased symptoms than when first diagnosed, however, still shows signs of negative symptoms
B. Symptoms do not clearly represent one of the other subtypes.
C. Mostly physical symptoms such as stiffness, rigidness or being unwilling to move.
D. Preoccupied with delusions about being persecuted or being punished.
E. Confused, incoherent speech. Childlike behavior.
The following True or False
Schizophrenia is usually diagnosed after the age of 45
Schizophrenia is also known as Multiple Personality Disorder
Medication is very important in the treatment of both Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia
If detected early enough, Schizophrenia can be cured.
A person diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder may go several years without a manic episode.
Describe things you can do to assist an individual that suffers from a mental illness such as Bipolar Disorder or Schizophrenia: