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Yes could please tell me the symptoms for skizafreania ? As my brother just got admitted to the mental ward. Thank you

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Dr. Ricardo Bernal
Psychiatry
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In brief: No reality-testing

Schizophrenia is probably the most serious/severe form of psychosis: a break in having an understanding of reality.
Patients have beliefs that are not culturally accepted, odd perceptions listened, observed and felt, apathy, poor affective displays + disorganization of speech/behavior. Patients typically get admitted to units when they become dangerous to self or others by omission/commission.

In brief: No reality-testing

Schizophrenia is probably the most serious/severe form of psychosis: a break in having an understanding of reality.
Patients have beliefs that are not culturally accepted, odd perceptions listened, observed and felt, apathy, poor affective displays + disorganization of speech/behavior. Patients typically get admitted to units when they become dangerous to self or others by omission/commission.
Dr. Ricardo Bernal
Dr. Ricardo Bernal
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Abnormal thinking

If a person has enough symptoms to be diagnosed with schizophrenia, then he may appear shy and odd because he avoids interactions with others.
He likely has had unsuccessful interactions with people in the past, due to abnormal thinking, trouble interpreting speech and body language, delusions, hallucinations, incorrect emotions, etc... If he is now paranoid, he can be aggressive against others.

In brief: Abnormal thinking

If a person has enough symptoms to be diagnosed with schizophrenia, then he may appear shy and odd because he avoids interactions with others.
He likely has had unsuccessful interactions with people in the past, due to abnormal thinking, trouble interpreting speech and body language, delusions, hallucinations, incorrect emotions, etc... If he is now paranoid, he can be aggressive against others.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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