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More college ISQs Part II

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1. MR spectroscopy shows N-acetyl aspartate deficiency in schizophrenia.

2. Orbitofrontal circuits are affected in schizophrenia

3. Migration to developed countries is an aetiological factor for schizophrenia.

4. Clozapine produces less sedation than typical antipsychotics.

5. Clozapine produces less postural hypotension than typical antipsychotics.

6. Typical antipsychotics produce long term D2 blockade.

7. Leukoariosis in old age is seen in anxiety and depression.

8. Melatonin hypersecretion is reliably proven in SAD.

9. Depression is more prevalentin male homosexuals than male heterosexuals.

10. Depression is more prevalentin female homosexuals than female heterosexuals.

11. The Impact of Life Events (revised) Scale has a measurement for increased arousal.

12. The prognosis for depression is better if it occurs early.

13. Stimulus preparedness explains phobia.

14. Impulsive offending is seen in Borderline PD.

15. Inpaedophiles a change in behaviour needs to be seen before empathy for the child victim.

16. If there is recent history of sexual abuse in a child, immediate removal from the house is necessary.

17. Aggression is over represented in 47XYY.

18. Behaviour modification in severe LD is useful.

19. Inter-ictal psychosis is more common in epilepsy with LD.

20. Traffic calming schemes reduce the incidence of LD.

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1. MR spectroscopy shows N-acetyl aspartate deficiency in schizophrenia.

True

General structural abnormalities in schizophrenia-

'There is a consistent MR spectroscopy literature which finds reduced concentration of some phospholipids and N-acetyl aspartate in frontal and temporal lobes, although it is unclear whether this reflects structural or functional abnormalities'

pg 96 Companion to psychiatric studies(7th edition)

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2. Orbitofrontal circuits are affected in schizophrenia

TRUE

Ref- again...Companion

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11. The Impact of Life Events (revised) Scale has a measurement for increased arousal.

TRUE

Ref- Google search

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3. migration 2dev countries is an aetiological factor in schizopherenia?

true

...prev of schiz. increases among third world populations as contact with tecnologically advanced cultures increases.

kaplan & sadocks pg 477 :)

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4. CLOZAPINE PRODUCES LESS SEDATION THAN TYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS. FALSE

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5. CLOZAPINE PRODUCES LESS POSTURAL HYPOTENSION THAN TYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS. FALSE

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17: 47xyy overrepresentation of aggression - false

See Manchester notes(forensics)

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16. recent Hx sexual abuse removal of child from house is recommended - False

Sorry no references but think it's preferable to remove perpetrator from the home if possible

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20. Traffic calming schemes decrease LD - TRUE (Manchester Course LD)

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Questions 9 and 10 re depression being greater in male and female homosexuals compared with their heterosexual counterparts...

This website references 3 papers in Arch Gen Psych 1999,1999,2001 with a commentory from Bailey saying 'higher rates of suicide, major depression, bulimia, anxiety disorders, anti social PD and Substance misuse' in homosexuals v heterosexuals but does not define gender.

http://www.healthyplace.com/Communities/Gender/Site/depression/mental_problems.htm

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