Gradual-Onset Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Gradual-Onset Schizophrenia: Symptoms develop so slowly that it often takes a long period of time before the illness is obvious to the individual, his/her family, or his/her friends.

Residual Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Residual Schizophrenia: Blunted or inappropriate affect, social withdrawal, eccentric behavior, loose associations without prominent psychotic symptoms. MORE

Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Schizophrenia: (skiz-o-fre-ne-ah) A common type of psychosis characterized by hallucinations and/or delusions, personality changes, withdrawal, and serious thought and speech disturbances. MORE

Paranoid Type Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Paranoid Type Schizophrenia: Presence of prominent delusions and auditory hallucinations in an individual, where disorganized speech, disorganized behavior, or flat/inappropriate affect may not be prominent. MORE

Gradual-Onset Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Gradual-Onset Schizophrenia: Symptoms develop so slowly that it often takes a long period of time before the illness is obvious to the individual, his/her family, or his/her friends. MORE

Catatonic Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Catatonic Schizophrenia: (kat-a-ton-ik skiz-o-fre-ne-ah) Schizophrenia characterized by marked disturbance which may involve stupor, negativism, rigidity, excitement, or posturing. MORE

Chronic Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Chronic Schizophrenia: (kron-ik skiz-o-fre-ne-ah) A disorder in which the symptoms of schizophrenia persist long-term. MORE

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