Types of Schizophrenia and Symptoms

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  • Symptoms of Schizophrenia
    • Positive
      • Hallucinations (hearing/seeing things that don't exist)
      • Delusions (irrational beliefs)
      • Thought disorder (speech hard to follow)
        • Thought insertion (thoughts put in head by someone else)
        • Thought broadcasting (believes their thoughts are being broadcasted)
        • Thought withdrawal (outside forces taken their thoughts)
    • Negative
      • Lack of energy and motivation
      • Social withdrawal
      • Flatness of emotion
      • Disorganised speech
      • Catatonic stupor (immobile for lengthy periods)
      • Waxy posture (limbs remain in same place for period of time)
      • Not looking after appearance/self


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