Lecture16-M50,51

Disorganizedunlteredthinking

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Unformatted text preview: cep0on. disorganized,'unfiltered'thinking. delusions'and'hallucina0ons. The'schizophrenic'body'exhibits motor'symptoms'such'as: repe00ve'behaviors'such'as'rocking and'rubbing. catatonia,'such'as'siZng'mo0onless and'unresponsive'for'hours. Onset'and Development'of Schizophrenia Onset:'Typically, schizophrenic'symptoms appear'at'the'end'of adolescence'and'in'early adulthood,'later'for women'than'for'men. Prevalence:'Nearly'1'in'100 people'develop schizophrenia,'slightly more'men'than'women. Development:'The'course of'schizophrenia'can'be acute/reac0ve'or'chronic. Course'of Schizophrenia Acute/Reac;ve'Schizophrenia In'reac0on'to'stress,'some people'develop'posi0ve symptoms'such'as hallucina0ons. – Recovery'is'likely. Chronic/Process'Schizophrenia develops'slowly,'with'more nega0ve'symptoms'such'as'flat affect'and'social'withdrawal. – With'treatment'and support,'there'may'be periods'of'a'normal'life, but'not'a'cure. – Without'treatment,'this type'of'schizophrenia oUen'leads'to'poverty'a...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2014 for the course PSYCH 10 taught by Professor Zaidel during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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