Clinical Characteristics of Schizophrenia

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  • Clinical Characteristics of Schizophrenia
    • Type 1 (+ve symptoms)
      • Confused thinking
      • Delusions
      • Hallucinations
      • Disorganised Speech
    • Type 2 (-ve symptoms)
      • Motionless Posture
      • Strange Gestures
      • Lack of Emotion & Motivation
      • Social Dysfunction
    • Diagnostic criteria - DSM IV
      • 1) 2 or more symptoms continuously present for one month
      • 2) Continuous signs of disturbance over 6 months
      • 3) Social and/or occupational dysfunction

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