Mental disorder characterized by continuous or relapsing episodes of psychosis.- Schizophrenia
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Perception in the absence of an external stimulus that has the qualities of a real perception.
Auditory hallucinations are very common in schizophrenia.
Behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.
In 2019, common mental disorders around the globe include depression, which affects about 264 million, bipolar disorder, which affects about 45 million, dementia, which affects about 50 million, and schizophrenia and other psychoses, which affects about 20 million people.
2013 update to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the taxonomic and diagnostic tool published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).
Changes in the DSM-5 include the reconceptualization of Asperger syndrome from a distinct disorder to an autism spectrum disorder; the elimination of subtypes of schizophrenia; the deletion of the "bereavement exclusion" for depressive disorders; the renaming of gender identity disorder to gender dysphoria; the inclusion of binge eating disorder as a discrete eating disorder; the renaming and reconceptualization of paraphilias, now called paraphilic disorders; the removal of the five-axis system; and the splitting of disorders not otherwise specified into other specified disorders and unspecified disorders.
Lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or concern about something.
Pathological apathy, characterized by extreme forms of apathy, is now known to occur in many different brain disorders, including neurodegenerative conditions often associated with dementia such as Alzheimer's disease, and psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia.
Instinct or thought process that is believed to be heavily influenced by anxiety or fear, often to the point of delusion and irrationality.
At least 50% of the diagnosed cases of schizophrenia experience delusions of reference and delusions of persecution.
State of seclusion or isolation, i.e., lack of contact with people.
Some psychological conditions (such as schizophrenia and schizoid personality disorder) are strongly linked to a tendency to seek solitude.
Affective disorder, is any of a group of conditions of mental and behavioral disorder where a disturbance in the person's mood is the main underlying feature.
If a mood disorder and schizophrenia are both present in an individual, this is known as schizoaffective disorder.
Any disturbance in cognition that adversely affects language and thought content, and thereby communication.
A variety of thought disorders were said to be characteristic of people with schizophrenia.
Condition of reduced emotional reactivity in an individual.
Reduced affect can be symptomatic of autism, schizophrenia, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, depersonalization disorder, schizoid personality disorder or brain damage.
Antipsychotics, also known as neuroleptics, are a class of psychotropic medication primarily used to manage psychosis (including delusions, hallucinations, paranoia or disordered thought), principally in schizophrenia but also in a range of other psychotic disorders.