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

  • Auditory
  • Visual
  • Smell
  • Taste

3. What do auditory hallucinations consist of?

  • 'voices' that control the persons speech, and they talk to one another about the people around the patient at the current time.
  • 'voices' commenting on the persons behaviour, they stop the person from physically talking or moving.
  • 'voices' commenting on the patients behaviour, and thoughts, warn the person of danger, tell the person to do things and have conversations with one another.
  • sounds that control the patients thought process, sometimes they are voices but rarely.

4. 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.

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

5. What are the symptoms of residual schizophrenia?

  • Where the patient can't be identified/labelled for one type of schizophrenia, but they meet the diagnostic criteria.
  • 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 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 won't move, talk of be responsive to his/her surroundings for long periods at a time.


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