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Flashcards in Schizophrenia - Psychotic Disorders Deck (4):
1

What is psychosis

General term for disorders that lose contact with reality

2

What are psychotic disorders

- Characterised by delusions, disorganised speech or behaviour
- All types of schizophrenia

3

What are the ICD-10 characteristics

- Thought echo
- Delusion of control
- Hallucinatory voices
- Persistent delusions
- Persistent hallucinations
- Irrelevant speech
- Catatonic behaviour
- Negative Symptoms such as marked apathy

4

What are the DSM-IV characteristics

- Delusions
- Hallucinations
- Disorganised speech and behaviour
- Negative symptoms
Plus:
- Social occupational dysfunction for at least 6 months. No other explanation can be found