Positive and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

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  • Created by: Lisgoe
  • Created on: 04-11-14 15:54
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  • Positive Symptoms
    • Symptoms that weren't present before, and are disturbances added to the personality
    • Delusions
      • People plotting against them
        • Paranoia
    • Hallucinations
      • Auditory, Smells, taste
        • Also hallucinate feelings under the skins (e.g. spiders)
    • Disordered thinking and speech
      • Change from one topic to the other
      • Echolalia
        • Repeat words
      • Thoughts are being controlled
        • By other people
        • Extraterrestrials
      • Word Salad
        • Make up words or use incoherent words


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