Clinical symptoms of Schizophrenia

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what does the term positive symptoms mean ?
characteristics that are added to an individual
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Name the positive symptoms
dellusions, hallucinations and disorder thinking
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Describe Dellusions
Irrational beliefs
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Describe Disordered thinking
Loose associations of thoughts and speech, tends to jump from one concept to another.
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Describe Hallucinations
A perception in the absence of a stimulus
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what does the term negative symptoms mean ?
characteristics that are taken away from an individual
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Name the negative symptoms of schizophrenia
Flat affect, alogia and avolition
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Describe Flat affect
Lack of emotional responiveness
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Describe Avolition
Lack of motivation and energy,the inhability to initiate or carry out planned behaviours.
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Describe Alogia
Poverty of speech, lessening of fluency and productivity
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