Intro to Schizophrenia

Delusion, Paranoid, Hallunications, Flat Affect, Cataonia

Schizophrenia—a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions

    1. Mean’s “split mind”

    2. Symptoms of Schizophrenia

      1. Delusions; Paranoid; Hallucinations; Flat Affect; Catatonia

Types of Schizophrenia


    1. Paranoid: Preoccupation with delusion or hallucinations, often with themes of persecution or grandiosity

    2. Disorganized: Disorganized speech or behavior, or flat or inappropriate emotion

    3. Catatonic: Immobility (excessive, purposeless movement) extreme negativism, and/or parrot like repeating of another’s speech or movements

    4. Undifferentiated: Many and varied symptoms

    5. Residual: Withdrawal, after hallucinations and delusion have disappeared

AP Psychology Schizophrenia Notes Part One by Mrs. Rice
AP Psychology Schizophrenia Notes Part Two by Mrs. Rice
AP Psychology Schizophrenia Notes Part Three by Mrs. Rice
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