What is negative schizophrenia?
People with Type II, or negative schizophrenia, are usually described as poorly adjusted before their schizophrenia slowly overtakes them. They have predominantly "negative" symptoms, such as withdrawal from others and psychomotor retardation.
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Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder or group of disorders thataffects the normal functioning of the brain and severely impairsthinking, emotion, and behavior. Doctors do not… know the specificcause of schizophrenia, but both environmental and genetic factorsdo play a role. The symptoms of schizophrenia are delusions(strongly held false beliefs), hallucinations (false perceptions),flat affect (not showing emotion), and disorganized speech,thinking, and behavior. About 1% of the population worldwide has schizophrenia, even thoughschizophrenia is one of the top ten causes of disability worldwide. Schizophrenia is not the same as multiple personality disorder or"split personality." The confusion arises in part due to themeaning of Bleuler's term schizophrenia (literally "split"or "shattered mind"). The "voices" that people with schizophreniahear may have distinct personalities, but schizophrenia does notinvolve a person changing among distinct multiple personalities.
Flat affect (sounding relatively emotionless) . Poverty of speech (not speaking much) . Insomnia (sleeplessness) . Depression (lack of energy, lack of interests) . Inabili…ty to perform tasks . Inability to interact normally with others . Inability to experience pleasure (anhedonia) . Social withdrawal (asociality) . Lack of motivation (avolition)
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it hard to: . Tell the difference between what is real and not real . Think clearly . Have normal emotional responses . Act n…ormally in social situations
Gays, Lesbians, Blacks, Whites, heck anyone can.
If you have reason to believe that you - or a loved one - has schizophrenia, the first thing you need to do is get to a professional (either a psychiatrist or licensed psychot…herapist) for an evaluation. They will ask you some questions just to determine basics, then more questions to evaluate exactly what mental health diagnosis, if any, you have. There are different types of schizophrenia, and there are other diagnoses that have similar symptoms but are not schizophrenia. A psychiatrist might also send you for a blood test. This will rule out any biological problems, and possibly rule-in some imbalances that will help with the final diagnosis. Prescribed medications taken as you're told to can help tremendously with schizophrenia (and many other mental health problems). Most schizophrenics continue to participate well in their daily lives. Psychotherapy sessions also help you adjust to the additional needs of the condition, and to work through any emotional factors that are contributing to or resulting from your mental health illness. Again, if you are afraid you or someone you know has schizophrenia, do yourself (and them) the favor of seeing a professional as soon as possible.
fear of being around crowds
it stops the thing in your brain that differentiates dreams from reality and makes everything either real or surreal to a certain being. It causes voices in their head, halluc…inations, and symptoms of that nature
A psychotic disorder that involves severe disturbances in thinking, speech, perception, emotion and behaviour. This term was introduced by a Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler… in 1911.
Yes. Although most people with schizophrenia have at least one relative with schizophrenia, there are some who have no relatives with schizophrenia.
Positive symptoms are the symptoms where a behavior or thought is present that should not be there (i.e. delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, inappropriate emotions…).Negative symptoms are the symptoms that are due to the absence of a behavior that should be present (i.e. psychomotor retardation, withdrawal from others, a catatonic state).
To this day, there is no totally verified answer as to why people "get" schizophrenia. Some people claim that the mother has a certain infection or virus during pregnancy. …Some claim that chemicals, such as epinephrine in the body have certain effects on children that cause them to get schizophrenia. Still others say that it has to do with the frontal cortex and development of that area of the brain, especially in adolescence. Last but not least some researchers suggest that psycho-social factors such as childhood trauma may cause someone to develop schizophrenia. Now, because we are seeing more late-onset schizophrenia with patients in their fifties, our thinking is complicated because people now question why it's onset is so late in some people but not in others. Really, the totally factual answer has to be, "We don't know." . Schizophrenia is not a mystery: Schizophrenia is not a mystery. It looks mysterious because our very concept of mind and mental disorders is wrong. Understanding the mind: We know that god is omnipotent, omnipresent and omniscient. However, looking god from this angle makes god look very mysterious. Hinduism says that to understand god one has to believe that 'I am the supreme god'. For similar reasons, to understand mind we have to believe that mind has as real an existence as the body. The material mind is nothing but the Isometric component of our skeletal muscular system. This component has properties exactly the same as that of the mind. We can understand the mind easily by knowing the properties of the Isometric component of our skeletal muscular system. However, people who want to keep god an eternal mystery want to believe that god is omnipotent, omnipresent and omniscient. Similarly people who want to keep mind an eternal mystery wish to believe that it is abstract and yet want to study it scientifically! No doubt, mind remains an eternal mystery. Understanding mental disorders: We believe that the mind is the same as the brain. This concept can't explain how people who don't even know that they have a brain can control their mind. We can't understand mental disorders by studying the brain. Most of the so called mental disorders are actually disorders of movement i.e. they are behavior disorders. Thus, they are better understood by studying the Isometric component of our skeletal muscular system. The mystery behind Schizophrenia: We believe that we are created to use reasoning. However, human thinking is very complicated. It is three dimensional. Time, space and person are the three dimensions that we use for thinking. The person - dimension leads to seven different kinds of thinking. Since we want to understand the behavior of people using reasoning only, the behavior of some people looks mysterious even to scientists who are studying mental disorders. Therefore, Schizophrenia is not as mysterious as most people want to believe. It looks mysterious because we want to understand it using reasoning only, which is a next to impossible. . Schizophrenia is form of mental illness which has many causes, spreading from biology, genetics, neurology, viral infection and social influence. There is no absolute explanation for why people get Schizophrenia, or why only certain people get it. Psychologists have theorised many different contributing factors which do seem to be viable, some more than others. But in the end, a complete list of factors may be impossible to obtain as our world has an infinite amount of factors, and our mind and body has an infinite different ways in which to react to them. Some of the factors which have been positively correlated to Schizophrenia are: - Reduced brain stem size when compared to those without the condition - Neurological disorder - Brain damage - Genetic inheritance - Childhood trauma - Adult trauma - Drug abuse - Environmental factors (such as Socio-Economic Status, living conditions and the behaviours and personalities of others around you)
No, hallucinations are a positive symptom. The difference between a negative and positive symptom is that a negative symptom means that something usually present in normal peo…ple (affect, social interaction) is missing, while a positive symptom means that something is present in the person that is not present in normal people (hallucinations, delusional thinking).
You will go really crazy most of the time but you sometimes won't be able to tell the difference between reality and fantasy in most cases this is a scary thing to have :(
The average age of onset of schizophrenia is 18 in men and 25 in women.
Flat affect (sounding relatively emotionless), poverty of speech (not speaking much), insomnia (sleeplessness), depression (lack of energy, lack of interests), inability to pe…rform tasks, inability to interact normally with others, inability to experience pleasure (anhedonia), social withdrawal (asociality) and lack of motivation (avolition) are negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
There are many negative stereotypes about people affected byschizophrenia. One of the worst stereotypes is the belief that allpeople with schizophrenia are violent or dangerou…s.