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What's the difference between depression and "negative symptoms"?
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Dr. Mark Shukhman
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Some similarities
"negative symptoms" are some changes seen in patients with schizophrenia.
An example is lack of motivation, lack of emotions, "mental confusion", lack of concentration, etc. Of course, similar symptoms can be seen in depression, but the origin of them and treatment are totally different.

In brief: Some similarities
"negative symptoms" are some changes seen in patients with schizophrenia.
An example is lack of motivation, lack of emotions, "mental confusion", lack of concentration, etc. Of course, similar symptoms can be seen in depression, but the origin of them and treatment are totally different.
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