Flashcards in Module 51 Deck (6)
Literal translation: split mind. Characterized by disorganized thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions.
Perceiving things that aren't really there (sensory experience without sensory input).
Subtypes of Schizophrenia
Paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated, and residual.
Chronic and Acute Schizophrenia
-when schizophrenia is slow to develop and recovery is doubtful.
-when schizophrenia rapidly develops and recovery is better.
Researchers have found that schizophrenia patients express higher levels of dopamine D4 receptors in the brain.