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Under Which Axis Does Schizophrenia Of The Paranoid Type Fall
What to do if I have paranoid schizophrenia and major depression in one making me schizoaffective depressive type ..What are the symptoms?
Schizoaffective: The symptoms of schizoaffective disorder include what are called positive symptoms such as hallucinations or delusions. The person they hear the room thoughts as being spoken aloud outside their head. The hallucinations tend to be auditory in nature so that the person hears voices talking at them but not with them inside their mind. The person they feel that they can magically read other people's thoughts or the others can magically insert thoughts into their mind or steal thoughts from their mind. They may feel as if the tv or radio are talking about them. The depressive symptoms include insomnia, sadness, feeling depressed, being suicidal, feeling hopeless hopeless worthless or guilty and having a decreasedsex drive. It is also possible to have excessive sleepiness. Appetite may go up or down causing weight gain or weight loss.If you feel like you are suffering from this, it is imperative that you see your family doctor for a physicalexam toexclude physical causes and then to see a psychiatristfor a medication evaluation and diagnostic evaluation. Additionally psychotherapy could be quite helpful.Some of my colleagues may add in other forms of treatment that are also used in this condition. ...Read more
Mental disorder with positive, negative & cognitive sxs. A person with positive sxs loses touch with reality with hallucinations or delusions. Negative sxs: lack of pleasure; failing to take care of every day functions; losing motivation; inability to carry out plans & isolation. Cognitive symptoms could include problems focusing, memory problems or difficulty understanding ...Read more
Schizophrenia: manifests in disjointed thinking, often including auditory or visual hallucinations. Paranoid schizophrenia includes thoughts and feelings of persecution or being spied on. Undifferentiated schizophrenia is a broader diagnosis, w/out specifics such as paranoid, affective/emotional, catatonic, etc. Peace and good health. Schizophrenia, unlike the movies, is NOT multiple personality disorder. ...Read more
A type: Schizophrenia, a thought disorder has variety of symptoms[hallucinations, delusions, withdrawal, minimal speech or social interaction] if the thought content is dominated by concerns about others talking about you, laughing at you, planning to harm you that is schizophrenia paranoid type. ...Read more
Does all schizophrenia involve paranoia? Is paranoid schizophrenia a different condition than schizophrenia?
Weird stare?: Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that cannot be casually diagnosed based on a person's peculiar stare. There are several symptom clusters that help with making a diagnosis. However, if there are symptoms that make you concerned other than the 'weird stare' talk to your physician or call 1-800-950-nami for referral assistance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Disorder Vs Symptom: Paranoid schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder with paranoia. In the U.S. We recognize five types of schizophrenia: paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated and residual type. The symptom of paranoia can also occur with any of the following: illicit drug use, alcoholism, brain tumor, stroke, dementia, severe anxiety, infection, and heart disease ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Suspicion is Key: Schizophrenia is characterized by a disturbance in an individuals cognition and emotion, which impact perception, thought, and language. Two primary symptoms include hallucinations (auditory, visual) and delusions (false belief). If you suspect you have this condition, you should schedule an appointment with your doctor or local mental health center. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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