Psychology : Types of Schizophrenia

The types of Schitzophrenia, not necessarily for an exam, but for personal study, before I enter college/sixth form.

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1. When can you get residual schizophrenia?

  • When you're older, around the ages of 65+
  • When you're young, around the ages of 15-25.
  • When you've previously had schizophrenia for a long period of time.
  • When you've previously had a tragic life experience.
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2. Which type of hallucination is most common?

  • Smell
  • Auditory
  • Visual
  • Taste

3. What does Catatonia mean?

  • A type of schizophrenia with no symptoms, and rarely needs to be treated, although speech inabilities can occur spontaneously.
  • Where the patient is constantly paranoid, this is called the state of catatonia.
  • Involuntary movements, loss of movement for periods of time, they will be uncoordinated and clumsy, they may also show odd behavior such as grimacing. Speech can also come across affected, e.g. repeated words and phrases, even inability to speak.
  • A state in which the patient stops caring about anything emotionally, and they loose care for personal hygiene, and need help with every day activities.

4. What are the symptoms of residual schizophrenia?

  • Where the patient no longer shows 'positive' symptoms of schizophrenia, but they still show the negative ones, such as the "flat affect", infrequent speech, lack of basic hygiene and loss of motivation.
  • Where the patient won't move, talk of be responsive to his/her surroundings for long periods at a time.
  • Where the patient no longer shows negative symptoms of schizophrenia, but shows the 'positive symptoms still, such as hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, disorganized speech and etc.
  • Where the patient can't be identified/labelled for one type of schizophrenia, but they meet the diagnostic criteria.

5. Which type of schizophrenia is this: the patient fits the diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia, but the symptoms are inconsistent, thus the patient cannot be categorized into one type.

  • Hebephrenia (disorganized schizophrenia)
  • Catatonic schizophrenia
  • Undifferentiated schizophrenia.
  • Residual schizophrenia

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