What are the symptoms of schizophrenia? Positive symptoms – Delusions or hallucination, disorganized thought process or speech, heightened perceptions, and inappropriate emotional behaviors(responses). Negative symptoms – Lack of emotion affect, lack of eye contacts, inability to display emotions, decreased ability in speech or content, social withdraw, and inner torment. Psychomotor symptoms – awkward movements, repeated facial expression or gestures or catatonia (catatonic stupor, catatonic excitement, catatonic posturing, or catatonic rigidity).
How is Schizophrenia diagnosed? Type I schizophrenia Type II schizophrenia DSM-IV categories