AO1 Social Causation Hypothesis: Schizophrenia
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  • Question 1
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    Which researcher states that we have been aware of the link between schizophrenia and environmental risk factors for many years.

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    Cooper

    Veling

    Boydell

    Vassos

  • Question 2
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    Which of the following is not environmental/social risk factor for schizophrenia?

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    childhood trauma

    poverty

    living in a rural area

    weak ethnic identity

  • Question 3
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    Which of the following may be the important link which means that unemployment, poverty and a poorer standard of living are all associated with schizophrenia?

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    Increased social stress

    People feel they belong

    Improved access to treatment services

    Better diet

  • Question 4
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    Which researcher suggests city life is more stressful than rural life?

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    Cooper

    Eaton

    Boydell

    Veling

  • Question 5
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    Which stressor is not associated with city life?

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    lack of social cohesion

    being a victim of crime

    anonymity and lack of neighbourliness

    further to travel to social and health services

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    Increased population density may make people more vulnerable to schizophrenia as it makes life more

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    competitive and ruthless

    harmonious and co-operative

    vibrant and stimulating

    meaningful and reflective

  • Question 7
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    Who is at greater risk of schizophrenia?

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    first generation immigrants

    second generation immigrants

    indigenous population unless they are no longer in the majority (e.g. Native Americans, Aborigines, Maoris etc)

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    Who showed that the risk of schizophrenia increases as the the size of the ethnic minority group decreases ?

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    Boydell

    Cooper

    Eaton

    Veling

  • Question 9
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    Which of the following is not a risk factor for schizophrenia?

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    being a member of a minority

    marginalisation

    perceived or actual discrimination

    strong sense of belonging

  • Question 10
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    When compared with people brought up in rural areas, Florian Lederbogen found that people who grew up in an urban areas showed greater activity in the amygdala and which other brain region when exposed to a stressful situation?


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    anterior cingulate cortex

    nucleus accumbens

    striatum

    mesolimbic pathway

  • Question 11
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    The antertior cingulate cortex regulates

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    the stress response

    the experience of disgust

    the release of oxytocin

    the sleep/wake mechanism

  • Question 12
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    Selten and Cantor-Graae (2005) proposed the

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    social defeat hypothesis

    social competition hypothesis

    social causation hypothesis

    social navigation hypothesis

  • Question 13
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    Following a defeat, ‘intruder rats' showed

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    increased dopaminergic activity in the meso-limbic pathway

    increased dopaminergic activity in the meso-cortical pathway

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