Lecture16-M50,51

Delusionsillusorybeliefs ouenbizarreandnotjust

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Unformatted text preview: ons'(illusory)beliefs), oUen'bizarre'and'not'just mistaken;'most'common are'delusions'of'grandeur and'of'persecu;on Problems'with'selec;ve aFen;on,'difficulty filtering'thoughts'and choosing'which'thoughts'to believe'and'to'say'out'loud ?'!'?'! ?'!'?'! Schizophrenia,Symptoms: Disturbed'Percep;ons People'with'schizophrenia'oUen experience'hallucina;ons,'that'is, perceptual'experiences'not shared'by'others. The'most'common'form'of hallucina0on'is'hearing'voices that'no'one'else'hears,'oUen'with upseZng'(e.g.'shaming)'content. Hallucina0ons'can'also'be'visual, olfactory/smells,'tac0le/touch,'or gustatory/taste. Am'I'evil? You’re'evil! Schizophrenia,Symptoms: Inappropriate'Emo;ons Odd'and'socially'inappropriate responses'such'as'looking'bored or'amused'while'hearing'of'a death Flat'affect:'facial/body expression'is'“flat”'with'no visible'emo0onal'content Impaired'percep0on'of emo0ons,'including'not “reading”'others’'inten0ons'and feelings Schizophrenia,Symptoms: Inappropriate'Ac;ons/Behavior Odd'and'socially'inappropriate behavior'can'be'caused'by'symptoms such'as: errors'in'social'per...
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