Chapter 13 schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders (464-499) Nature of schizophrenia and psychosis: an overview: schizophrenia vs. psychosis opsychosis broad term referring to hallucinations and/or delusion. H sensory experiences in the absence of external events; can be either visual/auditory/sensation in the skin. D irrational beliefs; beliefs that don"t make sense. If i stopped thinking about a certain thing world will collapse and everyone will die. They are pervasive encompass their whole life. Unstoppable doesn"t matter how much you talk about them or how realistic they are still believe in them oschizophrenia a type of psychosis with disturbed thought, language, emotion, and behavior. Dt thought process is not the same as ours. When they are talking they"ll be talking about something that doesn"t make sense. May never show emotion or may show inappropriate emotion. Behaviour kind of bizarre; may not ever move: early ideas about schizophrenia okraeplin.