Schizophrenia - INTRODUCTION

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Schizophrenia: split in the psyche

  Disorganized thought processes.

  Split between intellect and emotion

  A split between the intellect and external reality.

Main symptoms;

Auditory Hallucinations

Delusions

Disordered Thinking

Lack of Self-control

Emotional and Volitional changes

Wing (1992) found there are primary impairments such as delusions, lack of energy, disordered thoughts which then lead to secondary impairments which can be social; unemployment, rejection or psychological; dependency, no motivation.

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