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.
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.
People with schizophrenia usually have normal cognitive function at the beginning of the course of 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.
lack of affect
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).
The most current treatment for schizophrenia is second-generation or atypical antipsychotics. Besides that, cognitive-behavioral therapy is often used for treating schizophrenia.
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.
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.
hearing or seeing thingswhen their not really there, being paranoid for no reason.
Untreated schizophrenia may lead to deeply ingrained delusions, permanent damage to the frontal and temporal lobes, speech problems, and cognitive deficits.
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.
The delusion that people are broadcasting pt inserting thoughts in your head are common to the paranoid type of schizophrenia.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
Could be teething, cognitive impairment, confusion, Alzheimer's disease, etc
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.
Drug therapy is the preferred method of therapy, along with talk therapy (especially cognitive-behavioral therapy).