Classification and Diagnosis of Schizophrenia (Worksheet)

This is a very quick worksheet on the basis of what schizophrenia actually is. Ideally this is for plenary at the end of the lesson and should take no more than 5 minutes. Students should rely on teachers for the information.

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Classifying and Diagnosing
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia affects 1% of the general worldwide population.
Considering the amount of people on Earth, that is quite a lot.
Schizophrenia has been around since the late 1880s and the term and
its definition has changed vastly since then. Today, there exist two types
of symptoms for this illness the positive and negative symptoms. Let's
see if you can identify which ones are which...
Positive Symptoms Negative Symptoms
What is the general distinction between the positive and negative
symptoms?
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Can you name 3 general points about schizophrenia?

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