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Axis I Mental Disorders: Schizophrenia

Author: Barbara Ludins

This lesson will identify, describe and differentiate the primary symptom(s) for each type of schizophrenia.

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Terms to Know
Catatonic Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia marked by long periods of rigidity and inactivity, where the person “freezes up”, and by sudden, agitated bursts of activity.

Disorganized Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia where a person shows very disordered and incoherent and bizarre thought as well as lack of or inappropriate emotion.

Paranoid Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia characterized by delusions of paranoia and grandeur, along with hallucinations, like voices in head.


A psychotic disorder characterized by disorganized or inconsistent thoughts, emotions, and behavior.

Undifferentiated Schizophrenia

Instances of schizophrenia that have some symptoms but not all of another type.