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Diagnosis of schizophrenia

Two or more for at least 1 month (1 has to be 1, 2, or 3)
1. Delusions
2. Hallucinations
3. Disorganized speech
4. Grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior
5. Negative symptoms
Must have significant social, occupational or self care deterioration
DURATION at least 6 months (including prodromal or residual)
symptoms not due to another medication

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Diagnosis of schizophrenia

Two or more for at least 1 month (1 has to be 1, 2, or 3)
1. Delusions
2. Hallucinations
3. Disorganized speech
4. Grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior
5. Negative symptoms
Must have significant social, occupational or self care deterioration
DURATION at least 6 months (including prodromal or residual)
symptoms not due to another medication

3

Negative symptoms of schizophrenia

The 5 As
- Anhedonia
- Affect (flat)
- Alogia (poverty of speech)
- Avolition (apathy)
- Attention (poor)

4

What is the duration of schizophreniform disorder?

between 1 and 6 months

5

what is the duration of brief psychotic disorder?

6

which pathway is responsible for the positive symptoms of schizophrenia?

mesolimbic

7

which pathway is responsible for the positive symptoms of schizophrenia?

mesolimbic

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Negative symptoms of schizophrenia

The 5 As
- Anhedonia
- Affect (flat)
- Alogia (poverty of speech)
- Avolition (apathy)
- Attention (poor)

9

What is the duration of schizophreniform disorder?

between 1 and 6 months

10

what is the duration of brief psychotic disorder?

11

which pathway is responsible for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia?

prefrontal cortical

12

which pathway is responsible for the positive symptoms of schizophrenia?

mesolimbic

13

What pathway is disrupted that leads to hyperprolactinemia?

tuberoinfundibular pathway

14

what pathway is disrupted with antipsychotics that causes parkinsonian features?

Nigrostriatal