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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 2AP3
Professor
Richard B Day
Semester
Winter

Description
LECTURE 9 PSYCH 2AP3 Lecture 9 – Schizophrenia  March 26, 2014 − Dementia Precogs – “early dementia”; usual dementia occurs later in life − Schizophrenia – named only about 1 century ago Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder and Other Psychotic Disorders − Schizotypal Personality disorder  − Schizophreniform Disorder – looks like schizophrenia; doesn’t meet the criteria − Schizophrenia  − Schizoaffective Disorder – combination with mood/bipolar disorders  − Substance/Medication­Induced Psychotic disorder − Psychotic Disorder due to Another Medical Condition − Other Specified Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorder − Unspecified Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorder − ­ − ­ − ­ DSM­5 Criteria for Schizophrenia  − At least 2 of the following during a 1­month period; 1 must be (1), (2), (3): 1. Delusions – irrational beliefs that make no sense 2. Hallucinations – perception that does not reflect the objects in the outside world; no corresponding external object; taste, hear see  something that isn’t there  3. Disorganized Speech – frequent derailment or incoherence; not necessarily about disorganized thinking (do not draw conclusions) o Disorganized or catatonic behaviour   Catatonia = movement disorder (catatonic stupor = retardation; catatonic excitement = dramatic increase in movement) o Negative Symptoms – i.e. reduced emotional expression, avoliti
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