Flashcards in Schizophrenia and other Psychotic disorders Deck (9)
Lasts for at least six months with at least one month of active phase symptoms
delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, catatonic behavior
affective flattening, alogia (lack of normal additional content of speech) and avolition (general lack of drive or motivation)
inappropriate affect, anhedonia, dysphoric mood, abnormalities in motor behavior, and somatic complaints.
May have memory impairment, lack of insight, an depersonalization
Onset late teens to early 30s
Five subsets of Schizophrenia
Identical to Schizophrenia except disturbance has lasted 1 month but less than six. Impaired social and occupational functioning is not required to make this diagnosis.
uninterrupted period of disturbance in which there are concurrent symptoms of a mood disorder and the psychotic, active phase symptoms are present without a mood disorder for at least two weeks.
Presence of one or more non bizzare delusions that last at least one month
Brief Psychotic disorder
delusions, hallucination, disorganized speech, and or grossly catatonic behavior that is present for at least one day but less that one month (with eventual return to full functioning)
Shared psychotic disorder
A delusional system that develops in a person as a consequence of close relationship with someone who already has an established delusion
Psychotic disorder due to GMC
Result from GMC