Schizophrenia

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What are the positive symptoms of schizophrenia?
1) Hallucinations 2) Delusions 3) Confussion 4) Changes in behavior
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List What is meant by 'changes in behavior' in terms of the schizophrenia symptom?
They could be more disorganized than usual and unpredictable, appearance of dress may seen unusual to others, behave inappropriately OR extremely aggitated and shout and swear for no reason, describe thoughts as being controlled by someone else,
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List what is meant by 'changes in behavior' in terms of schizophrenia?
Thoughts disappearing (as being taken over and someone else is directing their movements and actions)
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What are the negative symptoms of Schizophrenia?
Withdrawal OR lack of function usually expected by that person normally (Often appear flat, emotionless or apathic)
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How is schizophrenia treated?
Arts Therapy, CMH or CAHMS, Family Therapy, CBT, Medication (Pill/injection)
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What causes schizophrenia?
Unknown but can be triggered by related illnesses
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What are the triggers of episodes of schizophrenia?
Stress & drug abuse
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What is the Health care plan of someone with Schizophrenia?
1) Social Workers 2) Community health nurse 3) Pharmacist 4) psychotherapist AND Counselors 5) Psychologist AND psychiatrist
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What is stage 1 of schizophrenia?
Assessment
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What is stage 2 of schizophrenia?
Care plan (meet needs)
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What is stage 3 of schizophrenia?
Appointment with Care Co-ordinator (Usually social worker/nurse and the first point of contact with CMH/CAHMS)
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What is stage 4 of schizophrenia?
Reviews (Treatment reguarly reviewed and it needed changed to agreed care plan)
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