Schizophrenia is a mental illness that ranges in severity, and may include symptoms like emotional disconnect, auditory hallucinations, and paranoia.Points to keep in mind when learning about this illness are that it is not a multiple personality disorder, and usually people with schizophrenia are not violent.These sample questions apply to all exams taken on or after October 25, 2014.
Counseling and coping skills are also common treatments.
The coping skills discussed in this lesson are intended to alleviate positive symptoms, particularly hallucinations and paranoia.
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Catatonic schizophrenia includes a range of behaviors that fall between two extremes.
Many with this condition cannot respond to social prompts, speak or move.
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Some coping skills can be used to alleviate a variety of symptoms that schizophrenics may experience, such as voices, or delusions that someone is spying on them: Auditory hallucinations, or hearing voices, is a common type of hallucination experienced with schizophrenia.
Usually the voices heard with schizophrenia are not kind.