Schizophrenia - Schizophrenia Psychotic disorder...

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Psychotic disorder characterized by hallucinations, delusions, apathy, thinking abnormalities, and “split” between thoughts and emotions Does NOT refer to having split or multiple personalities The Four Subtypes of Schizophrenia Disorganized Type: Incoherence, grossly disorganized behavior, bizarre thinking, and flat or inappropriate emotions Catatonic Type: Marked by stupor, rigidity, unresponsiveness, posturing, mutism, and sometimes agitated, purposeless behavior The Four Subtypes of Schizophrenia Paranoid Type: Preoccupation with delusions Also involves auditory hallucinations that are related to a single theme, especially grandeur or persecution Undifferentiated Type: Any type of schizophrenia that does not have paranoid, catatonic, or disorganized features or symptoms Causes of Schizophrenia Environment: In utero exposure to the flu Malnutrition during pregnancy Complications during birth Psychological Trauma:
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.

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