Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia - Schizophrenia Emil Kraepelin dementia...

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Schizophrenia Emil Kraepelin – dementia praecox Includes paranoia, catatonia, disorganized types Distinguished from bipolar disorder Eugene Bleuler Schizophrenia (split – skhizen; mind – phren) Breaking of associative threads Inability to keep a constant train of thought
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Symptoms of Schizophrenia Positive symptoms Delusions Hallucinations Negative symptoms Avolition: no initiative Alogia: speech is vacant Flat affect: “the mask” Anhedonia: “no pleasure”
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Symptoms of Schizophrenia Disorganized symptoms Disorganized speech Inappropriate affect Catatonic behavior
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Diagnosis of Schizophrenia 2 or more symptoms for 1 month (less if treated) Delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, disorganized behavior, negative symptoms Social/occupational dysfunction Disturbance for at least 6 months 1 month active (acute) phase symptoms prodromal and residual phases Exclusions
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