Affective Symptoms

Science / Psychiatry / Affective Symptoms: Symptoms of schizophrenia that relate to mood or emotional expression.

Positive Symptoms

Science / Psychiatry / Positive Symptoms: Reflect an excess or distortion of normal functions. Includes delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, and grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior. MORE

Schizoaffective Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Schizoaffective Disorder: (skiz-o-a-feck-tiv) A condition that includes symptoms of both schizophrenia and affective (mood) disorder. MORE

Negative Symptoms

Science / Psychiatry / Negative Symptoms: Most commonly refers to a group of symptoms characteristic of schizophrenia that include loss of fluency and spontaneity of verbal expression, impaired ability to focus or sustain attention on a parti MORE

Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS)

Science / Psychiatry / Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS): Movement disorders which can be a side effect of antipsychotic medications. They include acute dystonia, akathisia, parkinsonism and tardive dyskinesia. MORE

Affective Flattening

Science / Psychiatry / Affective Flattening: Limited range and intensity of emotional expression. A negative symptom of schizophrenia. MORE

Affective Symptoms

Science / Psychiatry / Affective Symptoms: Symptoms of schizophrenia that relate to mood or emotional expression. MORE

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