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