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A psychotic disorder in which personal, social, and occupational functioning deteriorate as a result of strange perceptions, unusual emotions, and motor abnormalities.
A state in which a person loses contact with reality in key ways.
Symptoms of schizophrenia that seem to be excesses of or bizarre additions to normal thoughts, emotions, or behaviors.
A strange false belief firmly held despite evidence to the contrary.
A disturbance in the production and organization of thought.
A common thinking disturbance in schizophrenia, characterized by rapid shifts from one topic of conversation to another.
The experiencing of sights, sounds, or other perceptions in the absence of external stimuli.
Display of emotions that are unsuited to the situation; a symptom of schizophrenia.
Symptoms of schizophrenia that seem to be deficits in normal thought, emotions, or behaviors.
A decrease in speech or speech content; a symptom of schizophrenia.
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A marked lack of expressed emotins; a symptom of schizophrenia.
A symptom of schizophrenia marked by apathy and an inability to start or complete a course of action.
A pattern of extreme psychomotor symptoms found in some forms of schizophrenia, which may include catatonic stupor, rigidity, or posturing.
The theory that schizophrenia results from the excessive activity of the neurotransmitter dopamine.
Drugs that help correct grossly confused or distorted thinking.
A group of antihistomine drugs that became the first group of effective antipsychotic medications.
A relatively new group of antipsychotic drugs whose biological action is different from that of the traditional antipsychotic drugs.
A type of mother - supposedly cold, domineering, and uninterested in the needs of others - who was once thought to cause schizophrenia in her child.
A theory that some parents repeatedly communicate pairs of messages that are mutually contradictory, helping to produce schizophrenia in their children.
The general level of criticism, disapproval, and hostility expressed in a family. People recovering from schizophrenia are considered more likely to relapse if their families rate

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