Schizophrenia Symptoms: Positive or Negative?

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Question 1

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Bizarre beliefs that seem real to the person with schizophrenia, but are not real. Sometimes, these delusions can be paranoid, in nature, e.g. fear of persecution. Delusions may also involve inflated beliefs about the person's power and importance. Delusions of these have references that involve the belief that the behaviour of others, even on TV, are meant for them alone.
Answer
  • Delusions- Positive Symptom
  • Delusions- Negative Symptom
  • Listen Erin, this is very important. Are you reading this? Good. I am the computer, and I tell you, YOU, this: The world is not real.Don't take the red or blue pill. Eat both. This is important. You are important. Shaun the Sheep. That is all.

Question 2

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Experience of Control: The person may believe that they are under the control of an alien force that has invaded their mind or body. This may be interpreted as the presence of spirits of implanted radio transmitters.
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  • Experience of Control- Positive
  • Experience of Control- Negative
  • Welcome to Nightvale.
  • Now we know.

Question 3

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Hallucinations are bizarre, unreal perceptions of the environment that are usually auditory (hearing voices), but may also be visual (seeing lights, objects or faces), olfactory (smelling things) or tactile (feeling bugs crawling on your skin, for example)
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  • Hallucinations: positive
  • Hallucinations: negative
  • Hallucinogenic mushrooms for tea, dear!

Question 4

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Disordered thinking, the feeling that thoughts have been inserted or withdrawn from the mind. In some cases, the person may believe their thoughts are being broadcast so others can hear them.
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  • Disordered Thinking: Positive
  • Disordered Thinking: Negative
  • Oh, really, you thought of that? Terrible. I heard every word. I'm sickened. Stop that. Stop it! Ugh. (THE GAME!)

Question 5

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Affective Flattening; A reduction in the range and intensity of emotional expression: including facial expression, voice tone, eye contact and body language.
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  • Affective Flattening: Negative! Yee-har!
  • Affective Flattening: Positive! Aw yiss!
  • affective flattening k
  • ᵃᶠᶠᵉᶜᵗᶦᵛᵉ ᶠᶫᵃᵗᵗᵉᶰᶦᶰᵍ ᵒᵏ

Question 6

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Alogia: Poverty of speech, characterised by the lessening of speech fluency and productivity, thought to reflect slowing of blocked thoughts.
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  • Alogia: Negative
  • Alogia: Positive
  • Al....alo.....nah
  • a..................................................?

Question 7

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Avolition: The reduction of, or the inability to initiate and persist in goal-directed behaviour, such as sitting in the house every day doing nothing.
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  • Avolition: Negative
  • Avolition: Positive
  • Why am I typing this? What is this for? idk man

Question 8

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I am Superman!
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  • Positive
  • Negative
  • Is it a bird is it a plane is it avolition help pls

Question 9

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Tiny people inside my head control me
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  • positive
  • negative
  • The Borrowers 4 out now

Question 10

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I am riding the bus all day w/out getting off.
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  • negative
  • positive
  • luckily I'm over 65 so it doesn't cost me anything. Phew.

Question 11

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My friends made me a birthday surprise and i also won the lottery and my cat turned out to be actual cannibal shia laboeuf and my leg just fell off this is the best day of my life this is terrible am i sad look a genie came out of this lamp which reminds me i need to fix the bulb in my desk lamp all-righty then.
Answer
  • negative
  • positive
  • squishy, but otherwise edible, the cake said, 'HAPEE BIRTHDAE HARRY' coolio, yum thanks hagrid
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