Schizophrenia

A breakdown of the different types of Schizophrenia.

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Catatonic Schizophrenia

Person loses touch with reality.

Behaviour is at extreme opposites e.g From a coma like daze to being bizarre and hyperactive.

May last for a month or longer without treatment.

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Disorganised Schizophrenia

Erratic behaviour, incoherant speech, childish behaviour, innappropriate giggling and inability to feel pleasure.

Develops in young adulthood.

Bizarre emotional responses and rambling.

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Paranoid Schizophrenia

The most common type of schizophrenia.

Dominated by hallucinations and delusions of persecution.

May be episodic with partial remissions.

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