Author: Laura Riness

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

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  • Disorganized Schizophrenia

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

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

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

  • Paranoid Schizophrenia

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

  • Undifferentiated Schizophrenia

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

  • Schizophrenia

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