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Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
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Novel Antipsychotics Risperdal Zyprexa Seroquel
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*Schizophrenia means ‘split mind’: the split is from reality delusions hallucinations , disorganized speech or thought disorganized or catatonic behavior
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Characteristic symptoms 1.Delusions are disturbances in the content of thought Common delusions: thoughts, feelings, are being controlled private thoughts are being broadcasted, thoughts are being inserted, thoughts robbed by external forces ‘TV, pillow, giving secret messages to me’ ‘My organs have been removed’
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former patient said… “What happened to me was a breakdown in the filter, and a hodge podge of unrelated stimuli were distracting me from things which should have had my undivided attention”…
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2. Hallucinations are disruptions in perceptions. perception in the absence of external stimulus, no basis in reality most common are auditory, hearing “voices” (75%) visual (15%) tactile= rare.
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