Flashcards in T2-Negative symptoms of Schizophrenia: Volition, Interpersonal functioning, Psychomotor behavior, and Associated features Deck (24):
What is violation
1. Impairment in the ability to initiate goal-directed activity
What are two examples of volition?
Ambivalence in the client with schizophrenia refers to the coexistence of opposite emotions
What do the opposing emotions of emotional ambivalence interfere with?
The persons ability to make even a very simple decisions
Should I have coffee or tea for breakfast?
Emotional ambivalence: Underlying the ambivalence is the difficulty the client with schizophrenia has in fulfilling a satisfying human relationship. The difficult is based on the ______--the simultaneous need for and fear of intimacy
Personal grooming and self care activities may be neglected
How does the client with schizophrenia appear if they have been having deteriorated appearance?
Disheveled and untidy and may be needed to be reminded of the need for personal hygiene
What are two types of interpersonal functioning?
-Impaired social interaction
Cling to others and intrude on the personal space of others, exhibiting behaviors that are not socially and culturally acceptable
Impaired social interaction
Individuals with schiz. sometimes focus inward on themselves to the exclusion of the external environment
What are the 4 types of psychomotor behavior?
Pacing and rocking
Deficiency in energy
A condition in which the client with schiz. allows body parts to be placed in biazarre or uncomfortable positions
This symptom is manifested by the voluntary assumption of inappropriate or bizarre postures
A slow, rhythmic, backward-and-forward swaying of the trunk from the hips, usually sitting.
Pacing and rocking
Is pacing and rocking a common psychomotor behavior in patients with schiz?
Once placed in a position, the arm, leg, or head remains in that position for long periods, regardless of how uncomfortable it is for the client
EX: Nurse positions clients arm in an outward position to take a BP and when cuff removed, the client may maintain the arm in the position in which it was placed to take the reading
What are associated features of schiz.?
The inability to experience pleasure
The retreat to an earlier level of development
What associated feature is a particular distressing symptom that compels some clients to attempt suicide?
Regression, a ______ of schiz. is a dysfunctional attempt to reduce _____
Primary defense mechanism