Are there different types of schizophrenia?
What are the symptoms?
What are the causes?
Splitting of mental processes (e.g. attention, perception, emotion,
Not splitting into two different personalities
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Definition
A. Cognitive or perceptual distortion
B. Social of occupational dysfunction
C. Duration (6 months)
D. Not another disorder
Catatonic: Excessive, sometimes violent activity, or mute unmoving
Paranoid: Delusions of grandeur, persecution or both
Disorganized: Incoherent speech, odd affect, and delusions
Undifferentiated: None of the above
Flat affect Thoughts
o False beliefs that held in the face of compelling evidence to
o David… Lord of the Domain
o Mary… Mob connections
o Martha… Secret cult meetings
o Thought broadcasting
o Thought insertion
o False se