Bipolar and Schizophrenia (2.0 CEU) Exam

User ID: Date:09/17/2019

BIPOLAR AND SCHIZOPHRENIA - COMPETANCY EXAMINATION

Check the correct answer or answers in the following:
  1. Bipolar disorder is also known as?
    Hypertension
    Dementia
    Manic depression
    Psychosis
    None of the above
  2. Which of the following characterize a depressive episode (check 3 that apply)?
    Extreme happiness
    Lack of energy
    Racing thoughts
    Hopelessness
    Extreme sadness
  3. 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.
  4. There are ___________ types of Bipolar.
    3
    6
    2
    1
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Name three symptoms of schizophrenia:


  8. List three noticeable behaviors from an individual with schizophrenia:


  9. Match the following types of Schizophrenia with the correct definition:
    Paranoid Schizophrenia A. Decreased symptoms than when first diagnosed, however, still shows signs of negative symptoms
    Disorganized Schizophrenia B. Symptoms do not clearly represent one of the other subtypes.
    Catatonic Schizophrenia C. Mostly physical symptoms such as stiffness, rigidness or being unwilling to move.
    Undifferentiated Schizophrenia D. Preoccupied with delusions about being persecuted or being punished.
    Residual Schizophrenia E. Confused, incoherent speech. Childlike behavior.
  10. The following True or False

  11. Schizophrenia is usually diagnosed after the age of 45
    True False
  12. Schizophrenia is also known as Multiple Personality Disorder
    True False
  13. Medication is very important in the treatment of both Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia
    True False
  14. If detected early enough, Schizophrenia can be cured.
    True False
  15. A person diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder may go several years without a manic episode.
    True False
  16. Describe things you can do to assist an individual that suffers from a mental illness such as Bipolar Disorder or Schizophrenia: