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Question 1: [15] The response to this statement was provided by the French ________ Armand Semelaigne when he wrote that "an absence of treatment was better than a bad treatment".
PsychiatryPsychiatristPsychotherapyEmergency psychiatry

Question 2: [20] The procedure involved drilling holes in the patient's head and destroying tissue in the ________ by injecting alcohol.
Human brainInsular cortexFrontal lobeCerebrum

Question 3: The lobotomy was one of a series of radical and invasive physical therapies developed in ________ in the first half of the twentieth century.
BalkansEastern EuropeWestern EuropeEurope

Question 4: The first was that ________ had a physical basis and that disordered minds were merely a reflection of disordered brains.
ICD-10 Chapter V: Mental and behavioural disordersSchizophreniaMental disorderPsychiatry

Question 5: In Ottawa's psychiatric hospitals, for instance, 58 lobotomies were performed in 1961, seven years after the arrival in Canada of the antipsychotic drug ________ in 1954.

Question 6: Fulton and Carlyle presented two ________ who had undergone frontal lobectomies.
ChimpanzeeCommon ChimpanzeeBonoboHuman

Question 7: The leucotome was then swept from side to side, thus severing the nerve fibers connecting the frontal lobes to the ________.
ThalamusDentatothalamic tractSubthalamic nucleusVentral posterolateral nucleus

Question 8: ________, sister of President John F.
Rosemary KennedyRobert F. KennedyJoseph P. Kennedy, Sr.John F. Kennedy

Question 9: Whilst his findings were subsequently widely reported in the ________ literature, the reviews were unremittingly negative and there was much ill ease generated by the surgical procedures he had performed.
DyslexiaPsychosisPsychiatryEating disorders

Question 10: Commenting on his monograph in 1891 the British ________ William Ireland provided a succinct summation of his position:
PsychiatryEmergency psychiatryPsychiatristPsychotherapy

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