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People with Type II, or negative schizophrenia, are usually described as poorly adjusted before their schizophrenia slowly overtakes them. They have predominantly "negative" symptoms, such as withdrawal from others and psychomotor retardation.
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What are the symptoms of schizophrenia?

There are two types of symptoms of schizophrenia: positive symptomsand negative symptoms: . Positive symptoms are things that people with schizophrenia door experience that other people do not. . Negative symptoms are things that people with schizophrenia donot do or experience that other people (MORE)

What is schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder or group of disorders thataffects the normal functioning of the brain and severely impairsthinking, emotion, and behavior. Doctors do not know the specificcause of schizophrenia, but both environmental and genetic factorsdo play a role. The symptoms of schizophr (MORE)

Who discovered schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia was originally discovered by Emil Kraepelin in the late nineteenth century and was named dementia preacox because it was discovered as a form of dementia that occurred in mostly young people. Eugen Bleurer later renamed is schizophrenia, "fragmented mind", when discovering that its sym (MORE)

What is the neuropsychopharmacology of schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it hard to: . Tell the difference between what is real and not real . Think clearly . Have normal emotional responses . Act normally in social situations Causes, incidence, and risk factors Schizophrenia is a complex illness. Mental health exper (MORE)

What are the negative symptoms of schizophrenia?

Flat affect (sounding relatively emotionless) . Poverty of speech (not speaking much) . Insomnia (sleeplessness) . Depression (lack of energy, lack of interests) . Inability to perform tasks . Inability to interact normally with others . Inability to experience pleasure (anhedonia) . Social w (MORE)

What does schizophrenia do?

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it hard to: . Tell the difference between what is real and not real . Think clearly . Have normal emotional responses . Act normally in social situations

Is schizophrenia inherited?

Schizophrenia can come about through a number of things. There is strong evidence to support that it can be genetically passed on through generations. However it is also possible for it to be induced as a result of damage to the brain through injury or by substance (e.g. drugs or alcohol).

How serious is schizophrenia?

Unlike the previous contributor who thought schizophrenia gave a split personality, it is not. Schizophrenia is where you have delusions, hallucinations, disordered speech and a lack of insight into your condition. For example, you may have visual and auditory hallucinations of the ghost of yo (MORE)

Is schizophrenia hereditary?

There is still some disagreement about the degree that heredity plays in the development of schizophrenia, but there is no question that at least a predisposition to the disorder can be inherited.

How is schizophrenia diagnosed?

The first signs are the behavioral changes in the person. All of a sudden they start acting different, they stop hanging out with friends and family, they want to be left alone, the loose interest in everything and sometimes they hear voices inside their heads telling them to do things or distractin (MORE)

Who and how many have Schizophrenia?

The overall prevalence of schizophrenia in the general American population is less than 2%. It strikes both men and women and tends to run in families. It is diagnosed more in African Americans, but that is likely due to psychologist bias than it being a real trend.

What is the treatment for schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is currently treated with . Antipsychotic medication . Illness Management Skills . Treatment for Co-occurring Substance Abuse, Rehabilitation . Family Education . Psychotherapy, especially Cognitive Behavioral Therapy . and Self-Help Groups. Medication is widely considered to (MORE)

Can you develop schizophrenia?

People are not born schizophrenic, although they are almost certainly born with the genetic makeup to become that way. Schizophrenia usually develops in young adulthood.

Is schizophrenia can be cure?

There are cures for mental sickness yet psychiatrists and psychologists don't actually know how to cure schizophrenia. They say they can only control it.

How old do you have to be to have Schizophrenia?

Nearly all cases of schizophrenia are in people of age thirteen or older, and most are 16 or older for the first psychotic episode. However, cases of schizophrenia have been reported in people as young as 6.

What do you do if you have schizophrenia?

If you have reason to believe that you - or a loved one - has schizophrenia, the first thing you need to do is get to a professional (either a psychiatrist or licensed psychotherapist) for an evaluation. They will ask you some questions just to determine basics, then more questions to evaluate ex (MORE)

What are the effects of schizophrenia?

Coming from a schizophrenic that has been in treatment for 12 years...the effects on the person diagnosed with schizo. is usually rather delusional/paranoid, hears and see things that are not there. Visual and verbal hallucinations. Can become rather violent towards others if they feel threatened. A (MORE)

Is Schizophrenia degenerative?

Schizophrenia is not specifically a disease of aging, and generally appears fairly early in life, in the teenage years or the 20's, so it is not a degenerative disease, even though it is a very serious disease which can cause a person's quality of life to degenerate.

Why does schizophrenia develop?

A great deal of research is going on in that area. As yet, there is no definitive answer. See the link below for more information.

Are you born with schizophrenia?

No, you can't be born with schizophrenia. Sometimes people confuse having schizophrenia at a very early age with being born with schizophrenia. For example, January "Jani" Schofield was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of six, and she is often falsely said to have been born with schizophrenia (MORE)

What is hebrephrenic schizophrenia?

Hebrephrenic (Disorganized) schizophrenia is a subtype of schizophrenia which is characterized by disorganized speech (verbigeration, clang association, etc), disorganized behavior (facial grimacing, strange walking patterns, etc), and disorganized affect (labile, silly or inappropriate, etc).

What can schizophrenia do to you?

it stops the thing in your brain that differentiates dreams from reality and makes everything either real or surreal to a certain being. It causes voices in their head, hallucinations, and symptoms of that nature

What is the defition of schizophrenia?

A psychotic disorder that involves severe disturbances in thinking, speech, perception, emotion and behaviour. This term was introduced by a Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler in 1911.

What is childhood schizophrenia?

Childhood schizophrenia is defined as a case of schizophrenia in aperson younger than 13 (or, more rarely, 18) years old. Only about2 percent of cases of schizophrenia occur in people under the ageof 13.

You want schizophrenia how do you get it?

Im pretty sure that unless you were born with it you can't get it. Which is normally a good thing. Well is there a way I could get it? I want to see delusions and talk to them... You can't get it. I also WOULD NOT recommend drugs.

What is the difference between positive and negative symptoms of Schizophrenia?

Positive symptoms are the symptoms where a behavior or thought is present that should not be there (i.e. delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, inappropriate emotions).Negative symptoms are the symptoms that are due to the absence of a behavior that should be present (i.e. psychomotor retar (MORE)

Why do you get Schizophrenia?

To this day, there is no totally verified answer as to why people "get" schizophrenia. Some people claim that the mother has a certain infection or virus during pregnancy. Some claim that chemicals, such as epinephrine in the body have certain effects on children that cause them to get schizophre (MORE)

Is schizophrenia terminal?

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder. It is not a condition that causes any sort of physical sickness that would lead to death.

What is positive schizophrenia?

People with Type I, or positive schizophrenia, have a rapid (acute) onset of symptoms and tend to respond well to drugs. They also tend to suffer more from the "positive" symptoms, such as delusions and hallucinations.

Are hallucinations a negative symptom of schizophrenia?

No, hallucinations are a positive symptom. The difference between a negative and positive symptom is that a negative symptom means that something usually present in normal people (affect, social interaction) is missing, while a positive symptom means that something is present in the person that is n (MORE)

Can schizophrenia be heriditary?

Yes, Estimates of heritability vary because of the difficulty in separating the effects of genetics and the environment.[23] The greatest risk for developing schizophrenia is having a first-degree relative with the disease (risk is 6.5%)

Is schizophrenia a choice?

No, you cannot choose to have schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental illness. Because we don't know exactly what causes schizophrenia, it cannot be induced either.

When does Schizophrenia occur?

Schizophrenia normally occurs during adolescence, although it can develop later and much later in life. There is also speculation the children may also be able to suffer from it, but due to issues regarding developmental psychopathology, it is difficult to differentiate between what would be conside (MORE)

What is undifferentiated schizophrenia?

Patients in this category have the characteristic positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia but do not meet the specific criteria for the paranoid, disorganized, or catatonic subtypes. It is a type of schizophrenia where the person has both/either negative and positive schizophrenic symptoms b (MORE)

What are the demographics of schizophrenia?

The prevalence.is thought to be about 1% of the population around the world. In the United States and Canada, patients.fill about 25% of all hospital beds. The disorder is considered to be one of the top ten causes of long-term disability worldwide.

What will schizophrenia do to you?

You will go really crazy most of the time but you sometimes won't be able to tell the difference between reality and fantasy in most cases this is a scary thing to have :(

Does Deadpool have schizophrenia?

Deadpool probably does not have schizophrenia, though this is open to interpretation by different authors. In Deadpool Volume 2 #1, written by Daniel Way, Deadpool was portrayed as generically "crazy", seeing the world in strange ways and hearing voices in his head. However, Way is the only one to p (MORE)

Which is a typical negative symptom of schizophrenia?

Flat affect (sounding relatively emotionless), poverty of speech (not speaking much), insomnia (sleeplessness), depression (lack of energy, lack of interests), inability to perform tasks, inability to interact normally with others, inability to experience pleasure (anhedonia), social withdrawal (aso (MORE)

What can schizophrenia cause?

There are several causes of schizophrenia but no common cause has been identified in all individual diagnosed with this condition. Studies suggest that genetics, prenatal development, early environment,neurobiology and psychological and social processes are important contributors. currently , the mo (MORE)

What is schizophrenia and what causes it?

Schizophrenia is a psychological disorder. Schizophrenics fall into several subcategories, distinguished by the kind of delusion. Schizophrenics most commonly hear voices talking to them in their heads, although some have visual hallucinations as well. Some scientists believe schizophrenia is geneti (MORE)

What types of schizophrenia are there?

There are several types of schizophrenia. Some of them are catatonic schizophrenia, childhood schizophrenia, disorganized schizophrenia and paranoid schizophrenia.

Might you have schizophrenia?

Details: I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression last year, but recentlyI've been thinking it may be more than that. I've always been proneto existential crises, but they have recently been getting worse.I've never seen or heard anything that nobody else did, and havenever deluded myself, but I (MORE)