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Psychology II Lecture 32
Schizophrenia
-idea of different forms of schizophrenia vs. a single type
-disturbance of perception, hallucination
-cognition, delusion that others do not believe or share
-inappropriate behaviour
-above symptoms are known as positive symptom, not saying they are positive, but positive as in
present in the patient
-lack of affect and emotion, negative symptom
-social withdrawal
-acute episode followed by remission, symptoms do not present all the time
-once they have schizophrenia, they have it for life
Disorganized Schizophrenia
-disorganized and scattered thought, out of touch
-disorganization of speech and thought
-rambling of lack of connectedness
Catatonic Schizophrenia
-lack of reactivity, also known as stupor
-frozen in unusual position
Paranoid Schizophrenia
-delusion of grandeur, imagine he is Jesus Christ
-delusion of persecution, people are after them
-hear threatening voice
-tell or trick them into doing things
Undifferentiated Schizophrenia
-symptoms above are not present
Residual Schizophrenia
-mild symptoms
-unusual thought that are not shared by others (delusion)
MRI
-less grey matter
-separation between fissure is large
-less brain mass
Factor
1) social economic status
-low income, bad food
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Idea of different forms of schizophrenia vs. a single type. Cognition, delusion that others do not believe or share. Above symptoms are known as positive symptom, not saying they are positive, but positive as in present in the patient. Acute episode followed by remission, symptoms do not present all the time. Once they have schizophrenia, they have it for life. Delusion of grandeur, imagine he is jesus christ. Unusual thought that are not shared by others (delusion) Low income, bad food www. notesolution. com: family interaction. Lack of support in the family: negative expressed emotion. Hostility of the people around the patient have an effect. Side effect of phenothiazine is tardive dyskinesia, involuntary movement. Side effect includes dryness of mouth, stiffening of muscle, tremor of hand and leg. Most common for people with autism and mental retardation. Put restrain on them to prevent them to hurt themselves. Become reinforcing and the patient wants the restrain gradually.

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