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What percentage of the world population does schizophrenia affect?
Schizophrenia is not a split personality, but rather a...
Symptoms when someone is experiencing somthing that isn't necessarily there.
What are some positive symptoms of schizophrenia?
Thought disorders, dillusions, and hallucinations
The most important symptoms of schizophrenia, this causes difficulty in arranging thoughts and use of meaningless words.
These are beliefs that are clewarly in contradiction with reality.
A type of delusion in which the person believs that others are plotting and conspiring against them.
A type of delusion in which a person has beliefs of power and importance.
A type of delusion in which the person believes they are being controlled by others.
A symptom in which a person has a perception of a nonexistent event or hears voices.
These are symptoms usually produced by brain damage, which can be caused by heavy medication.
What are some negative symptoms?
Absence of normal behavior, flattened emotional response, poverty of speech, lack of pleasure
What is the concordance rate between monozygotic twins?
Between 47 and 49%
What is the concordance rate between dizygotic twins?