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Multiple Clinical Approaches in Schizophrenia

Multiple Clinical Approaches in Schizophrenia
About Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental disorders, the symptoms can be very disabling. Ages 16 and 30 are more vulnerable for schizophrenia symptoms and rarely seen in children. The symptoms of schizophrenia are categorised into 3 categories: positive, negative, and cognitive. “Positive” symptoms are psychotic states not generally seen in normal people. People with positive symptoms may “lose touch” with reality and more often experience Hallucinations, Delusions, Thought disorders, Movement disorders, etc. Negative symptoms: “Flat affect”, reduced feelings, Difficulty beginning and sustaining, reduced speaking. Cognitive symptoms: Poor “executive functioning”, Trouble focusing, memory loss etc. Many risk factors are involved in the Diagnosis, Identification and treatment of Schizophrenia. This E-book gives a detailed account of multiple clinical approaches in Schizophrenia.