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What is schizophrenia in medical.

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Asked by RamKrishan Upadhyay, 24 Apr '10 08:11 am
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Any of a group of severe mental disorders that have in common suchsymptoms as hallucinations, delusions, blunted emotions, disordered thinking, and a withdrawal from reality. Schizophrenics display a wide array of symptoms, but four main types of schizophrenia, differing in their specific symptomatology as follows, are recognized by some authorities.

1. The simple or undifferentiated type of schizophrenic manifests an insidious and gradual reduction in his external relations and interests. His emotions lack depth, his ideation is simple and refers toconcrete things, and there is a relative absence of mental activity, a progressive lessening in the use of inner resources, and a retreat to simpler or stereotyped forms of behaviour.

2. The hebephrenic or disorganized type of schizophrenic displays shallow and inappropriate emotional responses, foolish or bizarre behaviour, false beliefs (delusions), and false perceptions (hallucinations).

3. The catatonic type is characterized by ...more
Answered by kartikay sharma, 24 Apr '10 08:32 am

 
  
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Answered by Sundeep, 24 Apr '10 08:12 am

 
  
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