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Is odd speech always present in schizophrenia?
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Dr. John Benson
Psychiatry
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In brief: Schizophrenia+speech
Sc diagnosis requires "gross disorganization of speech or behavior, " so it is common to see abnormal speech content [due to the thinking disorder] and style, due to odd emotional tone and poor social skills.
Involves hallucinations often, paranoid delusions="fixed false beliefs" the patient does not reality test. It often effects a downward work+social spiral+ loss of interpersonal function.

In brief: Schizophrenia+speech
Sc diagnosis requires "gross disorganization of speech or behavior, " so it is common to see abnormal speech content [due to the thinking disorder] and style, due to odd emotional tone and poor social skills.
Involves hallucinations often, paranoid delusions="fixed false beliefs" the patient does not reality test. It often effects a downward work+social spiral+ loss of interpersonal function.
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