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. What do auditory hallucinations consist of?

  • '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.
  • 'voices' commenting on the persons behaviour, they stop the person from physically talking or moving.
  • sounds that control the patients thought process, sometimes they are voices but rarely.
  • 'voices' that control the persons speech, and they talk to one another about the people around the patient at the current time.
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2. Which of the following are symptoms of paranoid schizophrenia?

  • Paranoia, hallucinations, delusions, and effective flattening.
  • Paranoia, catatonia, effective flattening and delusions.
  • Loss of thought, loss of speech, hallucinations, and paranoia.
  • Catatonia, hallucinations and hyperactivity.

3. What are the symptoms of residual schizophrenia?

  • 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.
  • 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.

4. What are the 5 types of schizophrenia?

  • Catatonic, disorganized, positive, paranoid and undifferentiated.
  • Paranoid, positive, undifferentiated, residual and catatonic.
  • Paranoid, disorganized (hebephrenia), catatonic, undifferentiated and residual.
  • Paranoid, catatonic, organized, unorganized and residual.

5. Which type of hallucination is most common?

  • Auditory
  • Taste
  • Visual
  • Smell


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