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Which type of schizophrenia is the worst type?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
13 doctors agree

In brief: 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.
In the U.S. We recognize five sub-types of schizophrenia: paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated, and residual. Some studies show that the paranoid type may have a better prognosis for indepdent living than the other four.

In brief: 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.
In the U.S. We recognize five sub-types of schizophrenia: paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated, and residual. Some studies show that the paranoid type may have a better prognosis for indepdent living than the other four.
Dr. Robert Woods
Dr. Robert Woods
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Dr. Susan Downs
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Susan Downs
Dr. Susan Downs
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Schizophrenia

Prognosis is worst if schizophrenia is of the disorganized type with delusions of persecution, also in schizophrenias that are resistant to treatment and chronic.

In brief: Schizophrenia

Prognosis is worst if schizophrenia is of the disorganized type with delusions of persecution, also in schizophrenias that are resistant to treatment and chronic.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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