Schizophrenia – Definition and Major Sign Symptoms

Schizophrenia: “Schizophrenia is a psychosis (major psychotic disorder) characterized by delusion, hallucination and lack of insight.” Clinical Features of Schizophrenia: First Rank Symptoms Of Acute Schizophrenia: A = Auditory Hallucination – second or third person B = Broadcasting, insertion or withdrawl of thoughts C = Controlled Feelings, impulse or Acts D = Delusional Perception Symptoms Of Acute Schizophrenia (Negative Symptoms): mnemonic ( FAPPS) 1. Flattened […]

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