Clinical characteristics of Sz (Negative symptoms)

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Clinical characteristics of schizophrenia

Negative - Slater and Roth

- Experiences that detract from normal functioning

Thought process disorder (Selective attention process is disrupted which means that schizophrenics cannot follow a single train of thought)

- - Causes sensory overload and a lack of attention and focus

- - "word salad"

Disturbances of affect (How we are affected by things emotionally)

- - Blunted

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