PSYC 676 Quiz 7

PSYC 676 Quiz 7

PSYC 676 Quiz Neural Substrates of Psychiatric Disorders

Covers the Learn material from Module 7: Week 7.

  1. Prozac acts rather specifically on the _____ neurotransmitter system.
  2. The drugs that are most effective in the treatment of Tourette’s syndrome suggest that there may be an abnormality in the _____ neurotransmitter system in these patients.
  3. Exactly _____ percent of the offspring of an individual with Huntington’s disease will develop the disease (if they live long enough).
  4. Evidence regarding disorganization of the brain in schizophrenics lends support to the concept of schizophrenia as a(n) _____ disorder.
  5. On a variety of grounds, it is suspected that the memory loss that marks the earlier stages of Alzheimer’s disease is associated with degenerative changes in the:
  6. Diminished activity in the _____ during the Wisconsin Card-Sorting Test has been observed in schizophrenics.
  7. In the seventeenth century, many people burned as witches in the English village of Bures actually suffered from:
  8. Which is NOT a characteristic of schizophrenia?
  9. Which of the following disorders is NOT classified as a mood disorder?
  10. Over the past 60 years, surgeons have removed or damaged the brain in (often misguided) attempts to relieve symptoms of psychiatric disorders. Which of the following brain structures have NOT been targets for “psychosurgery”?
  11. PET studies indicate that, over the course of antidepressant treatment, activity in the amygdala:
  12. The drug L-dopa is used as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease because it increases the levels of _____ in the brain.
  13. The combination of neuropsychological test development and imaging techniques has led to an understanding of the role of the right frontal lobe in:
  14. The development of neuropsychological test batteries was reinvigorated with the advent of:
  15. A difference of _____ points or more between verbal scale and performance scale scores on the WAIS-III is usually thought to be clinically signicant.
  16. Undermanaged health care clinicians are often pressured to:
  17. The FSIQ has a standard deviation of:
  18. A 26-year-old man with seizures related to an episode of meningitis (Case 2) had prolonged difficulty with the Rey Complex- Figure Test. This suggests:
  19. The process of working backward from behavioral assessment to predicting areas of brain damage is:
  20. A study by Waber and colleagues showed that household income predicted children’s scores on a measure of:
  21. The Halstead–Reitan Battery was designed primarily for the purpose of:
  22. Which of the following is a computerized neuropsychological test battery?
  23. A 37-year-old man with secondary injury from brain infection (Case 3) had severe motor and speech deficits. Neuropsychological assessment revealed that he:
  24. A patient with closed-head brain injury goes to see a neuropsychologist. To assess the nature ad extent of disability, the doctor has the patient undergo:
  25. Which is NOT a goal of assessment in clinical neuropsychology?
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