Schizophrenia - Classification & Symptoms

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What does type 1 sub-type mean?
Positive - responsive to drug treatment
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What does type 2 sub-type mean?
Negative - less responsive to drugs
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Name 3 main symptoms of schizophrenia?
Delusions, auditory hallucinations, lack of self-control
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What are positive symptoms?
symptoms that add to normal behaviour - hallucinations and delusions
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What are negative symptoms?
symptoms that take away from normal behaviour - lack of communication, lack of emotional expression
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How is schizophrenia usually diagnosed?
using the DSM-IVR, by looking at specific criteria
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What is alogia?
speech that is dramatically reduced in content
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What are the 3 headings in the DSM-IVR? (A,B,C)
A - characteristic symptoms, B - Social/Occupational dysfunction, C - Duration
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What are the 5 types of schizophrenia that appear in the DSM?
Paranoid, Catatonic, Disorganised, Residual, Undifferentiated
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