Mental health

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LaurenFleming
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148739
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Mental health
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2012-04-19 21:52:33
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schizophrenia terms
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  1. Kneels to pray in front of water fountain; prays during group therapy and during other
    group activities
    Religiosity
  2. Refuses to eat food that comes on tray, stating, “They are trying to poison me.
    Persecutory delusion
  3. “When I get out of the hospital, I’m going to buy me a sprongle.”
    Neologism
  4. Does not talk.
    Mutism
  5. Keeps arm in position nurse left it after taking blood pressure. Assumes this
    position for hours
    Waxy flexibility
  6. “When I speak, presidents and kings listen.”
    Delusion of grandeur
  7. A withdrawal inward into one’s own fantasy world
    Autism
  8. “I’m going to the circus. Jesus is God. The police are playing for keeps.”
    Associative looseness
  9. We can’t close the drapes, for if we do, the sun won’t shine.”
    Magical thinking
  10. “Test, test, this is a test. I do not jest; we get no rest.”
    Clang association
  11. Laughs when told that his or her mother has just died.
    Inappropriate affect
  12. In response to stressful situation, begins to suck thumb and soils clothing.
    Regression
  13. “Get by for anyone just to answer fortune cookies.”
    Word salad
  14. “I can’t sleep because I’m afraid my roommate might kill me.”
    Paranoia
  15. Stops talking in mid-sentence; tilts head to side, and listens
    Hallucinations

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