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what is the worst type of schizophrenia

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Any Type Possible: The worst type of schizophrenia is the type that causes the greatest impairment in one's ability to function and does not respond to medical treatment ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Downs
33 years experience Psychiatry
All are bad: While any kind of schizophrenia is difficult, schizophrenia with a prominence of negative symptoms ca be more difficult to treat, and more disabling.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Schizophrenia: Prognosis is worst if schizophrenia is of the disorganized type with delusions of persecution, also in schizophrenias that are resistant to treatment ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Schizophrenia: Paranoid, undifferentiated, disorganized, catatonic and residual.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
5 different types: Schizoaffective disorder, Residual, Disorganized, Catatonic and Paranoid schizophrenia.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Here you go: Paranoid undifferentiated catatonic residual disorganized.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Archibald
36 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not : Are you asking whether some types of schizophrenia worse than others? They are several different types of schizophrenia and they all can be quite deva ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Types: There are 5 subtypes of schizophrenia that are based on the symptoms of the most recent episode. So paranoid type would involve an episode in which d ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
To determine it,: It is important that you speak to a professional. If you are seeing and hearing things and fearing that you are being followed it could be a sign of ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
As a group: As a group, schizophrenia has a lifetime occurrence rate of 1 out of 100 people. Again, over the course of a lifetime. Each group is represented dif ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Schizophrenia: Psychotic symptoms and disorganized thought processes can be helped with medications.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Don't Delay: With a mental illness such as schizophrenia, early diagnosis and early treatment have been shown to improve the patient's prognosis significantly. To ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: It depends a lot on what you are looking for. If you are able and interested in reading a long book about one persons struggles, "The Center Cannot H ... Read More

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