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define schizophrenia?

schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that affects thought processes and ability to determine reality

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what are certain clinical characteristics/symptoms associated with schizophrenia?

clinicans refer to them as type 1 and type 2 symptoms

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what is type 1 symptoms?

acute,positive symptoms, and responds well to drug therapy with better prospects of recovery

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what is type 2 symptoms?

chronic, negative symptoms and more difficult to treat with drugs and poorer prospects of recovery

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research for type 1?

schneider 1959-detailed first rank symptoms

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examples of type 1 symptoms?

passivity experiences & thought disorders, auditory hallucinations,primary delusions

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what are primary delusions?

bizarre beliefs or inflated beliefs about power/importance e.g individ thinking they're jesus christ.

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types of hallucinations?

hallucinations consist of auditory,visual,olfactory

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what do hallucinations occur with?

occur with concurrent delusions could be hearing things seeing things/ smelling things, unreal perceptions of envirnment

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what are passivity experience and thought disorders?

belief of external control such as god/aliens with thought disorders where there are feelings are thoughts inserted/withdraw/being broadcasted to others.

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what do all type 1 symptoms occur in?

occur in excess of normal functions

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research for type 2 symptoms?

slater&roth 1969

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what are type 2 symptoms?

lack of violation, psycho motor behavior, disturbance of effect, thought process disorders

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what is lack of violation?

lack of hygience and no mtoviation

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what is physco motor behaviour?

stuesque poses

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what is disturbance of affect?

laughing at bad news

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what is thought process disorders?

create new phrases and words

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what are all type 2 symptoms?

reflect dysfunction/lack of normal life

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diagnosis intro?- what is there no such thing as?

normal schizo and there are several subtypes combined

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diagnosis intro?- what was made for several subtypes combined?

ICD 10- 7 subtypes AND DSM -5 subtypes

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diagnosis intro?- what was then proposed?

5 subtypes proposed subtypes to check to see if client matches disorder

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what is dsm 5? (4)

1. (apa) published with 5 revisions and published in 1952,
2. it is global assessment functioning mental illness,
3. works on disorders and health world wide,
4. is more accurate and reliable than ICD.

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what is icd? (4)

1.medical classification list,
2.coding diseases signs and symptoms.
3.10th edition of it.
4.published by who and is cultural biased.

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why did dsm 5 list 5 subtypes?

because of hugh variety of schizophrenic symptoms.

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how long do symptoms have to be apparent and how many?

dsm 5 diagnosis says schizophrenia requires 2 or more of following symptoms being apparent for 1 month period ;

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what are the 5 subtypes?

disorganised schiz
paranoid schiz
residual schiz
undifferentiated schiz
catatonic schiz

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what is disorganised schiz?

weird behaviours- inchorent speech and thoughts- bizarre delusions and hallucinations

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what is paranoid schiz?

organised and complexed delusions often auditory hallucinations

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what is residual schiz?

gradual development of many minor probs e.g social withdrawal

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what is undifferentiated schiz?

classification for those whose symptoms not classified under any of other subtypes (least useful)

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what is catatonic schiz?

alternating between catatonic stupor or negativism and catatonic excitement- (violent behaviour)

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what else with the presence of symptoms for dsm?

one of the symptoms must be
delusions, hallucinations or disorganised speech
with continuous disturbance persisting for 6 months which includes at least 1 month of symp