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The Types of Disorders Psychology
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Subtypes DSM IV: 5 types 1. Disorganized 2. Catatonic 3. Paranoid 4. Undifferentiated Patients who do not fit other categories Very common 5. Residual Have passed active phase 2
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Disorganized schizophrenia Pronounced incoherence of speech Mood disturbance Disorganized behavior, lack of goal orientation Severely withdrawn 3
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Catatonic schizophrenia Previously common, now rare Marked disturbance in motor behavior Catatonic stupor, mutism May alternate between inmobility & frenzied activity Often require medical hospitalization due to injuries, risk of starvation 4
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Paranoid schizophrenia Consistent delusions &/or hallucinations often related to persecution or grandeur Much more common than disorganized or catatonic (about 50%) Perform well on cognitive tests Better premorbid adjustment, later onset, better outcomes 5
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Dimensions of schizophrenia Subtypes
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course PSYCH 3140 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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