Classification / Clinical Characteristics Schizophrenia AQA PYAS4

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Cards for revision on the topic of clinical characteristics of schizophrenia.


 
  
Created Jan 10, 2012
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mrbeechpsych

 

 
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What are DSM -IVR and ICD
 
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM) and Internal Classification...
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DSM-IVR "positive symptoms"
 

Delusions:Bizarre beliefs that the patient thinks are real

Experiences...

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DSM IVR "Negative Symtoms"
 

Affective Flattening: Reduction in emotions

Alogia: lessened speech

Avolition:...

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ISSUES AROUND CLASSIFICATION: a) Number of diagnostic tools b) Rosenhan (1973) Being sane...
 

a)Number of diagnostic tools, same symptoms may be classified differently. (ICD DSM,...

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ISSUES AROUND CLASSIFICATION: c) Labelling. Scheff (1966) d) overlap with other disorders
 

c)Once labelled schizophrenic, people (incl. medics) behave differently towards them. Label...

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ISSUES AROUND CLASSIFICATION: e) Sub types of Schizophrenia
 
Used to give a more specific diagnosis (E.g. delusional Sz). May not fit into just one sub...

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