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A2 Psychology Research Task

Types of Schizophrenia:
Involves delusions of persecution and hallucinations.
Paranoid schizophrenia: Reduction of negative symptoms such as lack of emotional
expression and
incoherent speech.
Behaviour is aimless and disorganised. Speech is
Hebephrenic schizophrenia: incoherent. More lack of emotion/ display of emotion
Motor abnormality is the…

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Clinical characteristics:
Chronic: there are harmful and subtle changes in an apparently normal
young person, who gradually loses drive and motivation then starts to
drift away from friends. After months or even years of this decline in
mental health, more obvious signs of disturbance such as delusional
ideas or hallucinations…


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