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Flashcards in T2-Negative symptoms of Schizophrenia: Affect Deck (6):
1

What are three types of affect?

Inappropriate
Bland or flat
Apathy

2

Affect is inappropriate when the individuals emotional tone is incongruent with the circumstances. Example?

Inappropriate affect

Young woman who laughs when told of the death of her mother

3

Affect is described as bland when the emotional tone is very ____.

Weak

4

The individual with flat affect appears to be ____

Void of emotional tone (or overt expression of feelings)

5

The client with schizophrenia often demonstrates an indifference to or disinterest in the environment

Apathy

6

Want is the bland or flat affect a manifestation of ?

Emotional apathy