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Disorganized Speech--3 examples
Slip off the track--one topic to another
Incoherent speech (bunch of words)
Tangentiality (unrelated answers to ?s)
Grossly Disorganized Behavior--3 examples
Childlike silliness
Clearly inappropriate sexual behavior
Dress in unusual manner
Catatonic behavior--3 examples
Maintaining a rigid posture and resisting effort to be moved; active resistance to instructions or attempts to be moved; assumption of inappropriate or bizzare postures
Five subtypes of Schizophrenia
Paranoid Type
Residual Type
Undifferentiated Type
Disorganized Type
Catatonic Type
What two things differentiate Schizphreniform from Schizophrenia?
Schizophreniform lasts 1 to 6 months and an absence of a requirement that there be a decline in function

Schizophrenia lasts for at least 6 months
What are the three negative symptoms of Schizophrenia?

Symptoms that represent the absence of what would be considered normal behavior
Affective flattening (lack display of emotion); Alogia (poverty of speech)
Avolition (inability to initiate and persist in goal directed activity like preparing a meal)
Definition of Sign
An objective manifestation of a pathological condition. Signs are observed by the examiner rather than reported by the affected individual.
Definition of Symptom
A subjective manifestation of a pathological condition. Symptoms are reported by the affected individual rather than observed by the examiner
Timeline of Schizo disorders
Brief Psychotic Disorder (1 day to a month)-->Schizophreniform (1mo to 6 mos)-->Schizophrenia (at least 6 mos)
What the positive symptoms of Schizophrenia?

Symptoms that represent exaggerations of normal behavior
Delusions (distortions in thoughts)
Hallucinations (distortions in perception)
Disorganized speech (distortion in language and thought process)
Grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior (self monitoring of behavior)
Usually displays some type of _______ ______ manifested by the ____ and _____ development of a variety of signs and symptoms such as __(give 4 examples)__
prodromal phase
slow
gradual
social withdrawal, poor hygiene, angry outbursts, unusual behavior)
Arguable the most ____ and ____ of the mental disorders.

Median age onset : Men _____ Women ____
serious
debilitating
mid 20's
late 20's
Average life span of a person with Schizophrenia is approximately ____ years less than the national average in the US
10
Types of Delusions
Persecutory
Referential
Bizarre
Bizarre Delusions express a _____of _____ over mind and body in 3 ways (name them)

Bizarre Delusions alone satisfy criteria A of Schizophrenia
loss
control
thought withdrawal; thought insertion; delusion of control
"Special" Hallucinations include ____ or more _____ conversing with one another; or voices maintaining a ____ ____ on the person's ____ or _____
two
voices
running
commentary
thoughts
behavior
Coding
.30
.10
.20
.90
.60
295.30 paranoid type
295.10 delusional type
295.20 catatonic type
295.90 undifferentiated type
295.60 residual
Paranoid Type:

Delusions and hallucinations are _____ and ______

negative symptoms are/are not usually present
elaborate
encompassing

are not
Disorganized Type:

May display some ____ behaviors.
Disorganized speech and _____ symptoms are the prominent features
catatonic
negative
Residual Type:

____ symptoms ALONE are prominent
negative
Brief Psychotic Disorder:
____ onset of ____ symptoms that last for more than a ____ but remit within a ____.

Criteria includes return to the ____ level of functioning so this diagnosis can only be made in _____

While symptoms are present, the diagnosis of Brief Psychotic Disorder is _____

Specifiers are:

Typically experience ____ turmoil or overwhelming ____ and level of impairment may be ___________
rapid
positive
one
one
-----------------
premorbid
retrospect
----------------
provisional

----------------
----------------
emotional
confusion
severe
----------------
Schizophreniform Disorder:

Time frame since intitial onset of symptoms in between _____ and ____ days/months.

Impairment of social or occupational functioning is/is not required.

Diagnosis is made under two conditions:

Specifiers:
one
six months
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is not
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The diagnosis is applied without qualification to an episode of illness of between 1 and 6 months duration from which the individual has already recovered. Second, the diagnosis is applied when a person who, although symptomatic, has been so for less than the 6 months required for a diagnosis of Schizophrenia.
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With good prognosis. Used if two of the following are present: onset of prominent psychotic symptoms within 4 weeks of the first noticeable change in usual behavior or functioning, confusion or perplexity at the height of the psychotic episode, good premorbid social and occupational functioning, and absence of blunted or flat affect.
Without good prognosis. This specifier is used if two or more of the above features have not been present.
Schizoaffective Disorder:

A _____ episode and the ______ phase symptoms of Schizophrenia occur together and were preceded by or are followed by at least ____weeks of delusions or hallucinations without prominent mood symptoms
mood
active
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