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Q: What would be a cognitive symptom of schizophrenia?
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What is the most common behavior seen in schizophrenia?

Delusions are a very common symptom, affecting from 90 to 95 percent of people with schizophrenia. Disorganized behavior is common. Cognitive deficits are present in nearly all people with chronic schizophrenia.

What is a typically symptom of schizophrenia?


Is having full on conversations with yourself a symptom of schizophrenia?

Having conversations with your self is not necessarily a symptom of schizophrenia. Hearing voices that exist only in one's mind (auditory delusions) is a more definitive symptom of schizophrenia.

Do people with schizophrenia usually have a developmental disability?

People with schizophrenia usually have normal cognitive function at the beginning of the course of schizophrenia.

What psychologist would study to treat schizophrenia?

There is no specific term for a psychologist who treats schizophrenia. A psychologist who treats schizophrenia may specialize in cognitive-behavioral therapy or medication interactions. The professional who would most often treat schizophrenia is a psychiatrist; however, psychiatrists are not psychologists.

Which of the following is a typical negative symptom of schizophrenia?

lack of affect

What does residual mean in relation to schizophrenia?

Residual schizophrenia is a type of schizophrenia that comes after an active psychotic episode. For the diagnosis of residual schizophrenia to be made, there must be no positive symptom (schizophasia, delusions, or hallucinations).

What is the broadest and most current treatment for schizophrenia?

The most current treatment for schizophrenia is second-generation or atypical antipsychotics. Besides that, cognitive-behavioral therapy is often used for treating schizophrenia.

How is schizophrenia treated?

Schizophrenia is treated by medication, especially antipsychotics. It is also treated by therapy, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy. Methods of treating schizophrenia that are now out of use include psychosurgery and electroshock therapy.

Is there a psychological symptom called paranoia vera?

Paranoia Vera is not a symptom, but a syndrome. The term is out of fashion, but those who studied it said that it was distinct from paranoid schizophrenia, in that it consisted of paranoid delusions without any other signs of schizophrenia.

What is a typical symptom of schizophrenia?

hearing or seeing thingswhen their not really there, being paranoid for no reason.

What are some problems if schizophrenia is not treated?

Untreated schizophrenia may lead to deeply ingrained delusions, permanent damage to the frontal and temporal lobes, speech problems, and cognitive deficits.

Is talking to yourself and back signs of schizophrenia?

It can definitely be one symptom, but that doesn't mean you have schizophrenia. Check with your doctor first before diagnosing yourself with a mental disorder. But I'm sure if you think you can detect that you have schizophrenia, then you're not schizophrenic.

Schizophrenia What type of symptom is the following I believe that people are putting thoughts in my head?

The delusion that people are broadcasting pt inserting thoughts in your head are common to the paranoid type of schizophrenia.

Is hearing voices a symptom of paranoia?

It could be, if they are nonexistent voices that no one else is hearing then you could have schizophrenia. I would go see a doctor if it lasts a couple days.

What kind of things does cognitive neuroscience study?

The brain is a complicated mechanism. A cognitive neuro scientist studies the neural basis of behavior. Diseases such as schizophrenia are also commonly studies by these people.

What does schizophrenia involve?

Schizophrenia involves a specific type of disordered thinking and behavior. It could be described as the splitting of the mind's cognitive functions pertaining to thought, perception, and reasoning from the appropriate emotional responses

Could never wanting to see your friends be a sign of schizophrenia?

It is possible, but it sounds more like a symptom of depression (which often accompanies schizophrenia). Unless you have been diagnosed, we'd go with the depression.

What specialist treats schizophrenia?

There is no specialist who specifically treats schizophrenia. A psychiatrist would treat mental disorders in general, and would be the most likely to treat schizophrenia.

Are hallucinations a negative symptom of schizophrenia?

No, hallucinations are a positive symptom. The difference between a negative and positive symptom is that a negative symptom means that something usually present in normal people (affect, social interaction) is missing, while a positive symptom means that something is present in the person that is not present in normal people (hallucinations, delusional thinking).

Disaster victims who have an irrational cognitive belief that they are at fault in some way are showing signs of which symptom?

survivor guilt

Are schizophrenia insanity mood disorder and anxiety disorder all the same?

You are comparing symptoms to a serious mental illness. Schizophrenia is a diagnosis for various types of disorders. Mood disorders and anxiety problems can be a symptom of a schizophrenic's disorder.

Is eating raw rice a symptom of any disease?

Could be teething, cognitive impairment, confusion, Alzheimer's disease, etc

Could Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome be misdiagnosed as schizophrenia?

Potentially, but probably not. Wernicke-Korsakoff psychosis is marked by severe amnesia, both being unable to create new memories and retain old ones. This is not a symptom of schizophrenia. Hallucinations and confused senses are signs of both schizophrenia and Wernicke-Korsakoff psychosis, but a doctor should not assume that a patient with confusion and hallucinations has schizophrenia.

Which type of therapy is best for treating schizophrenia?

Drug therapy is the preferred method of therapy, along with talk therapy (especially cognitive-behavioral therapy).