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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/25/11 Schizophrenia By: Margo Scales 2/25/11 Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder characterized by emotional withdrawal, disorganized thought, hallucinations and delusions. 1% prevalence; 2.2 million people affected in the United States From the Greek words: ◦ “Schizein” = to split ◦ “Phren” = mind Definition 2/25/11 What is an example of a positive symptom? ◦ A. Hallucination ◦ B. Disorganized Speech ◦ C. Social withdrawal ◦ D. Excessive giggling Round 1: Mind Games 2/25/11 Positive symptoms: abnormal behavioral states that have been gained ◦ Hallucinations ◦ Delusions ◦ Disordered thoughts Negative symptoms: abnormalities that results from the loss of normal functions ◦ Social withdrawal/isolation ◦ Flat affect ◦ Anhedonia Symptoms 2/25/11 How many types of schizophrenia are there?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 460 taught by Professor Lawrence during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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