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What Is Schizophrenia
3 Most Common Types of Schizophrenia
Fun Facts
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  1. 1. SchizophreniaSchizophrenia By: Zoe BryanBy: Zoe Bryan
  2. 2. What is Schizophrenia?What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a common mentalSchizophrenia is a common mental illness. It affects the brain and Thisillness. It affects the brain and This can change how people think, feel,can change how people think, feel, act, and live. It's important toact, and live. It's important to remember that no one chooses toremember that no one chooses to have schizophrenia or its symptoms.have schizophrenia or its symptoms. In this presentation I will beIn this presentation I will be addressing the 3 most common typesaddressing the 3 most common types of schizophrenia and otherof schizophrenia and other information.information.
  3. 3. SymptomsSymptoms Some of the symptoms are:Some of the symptoms are: • Hallucinations:Hallucinations:  Sensing things that others don't, like Sensing things that others don't, like hearing or seeing things.hearing or seeing things. • Delusions:Delusions:  Strongly believing something is true even Strongly believing something is true even when there's no evidence of it.when there's no evidence of it. • Altered emotions:Altered emotions:  Having feelings that don't seem to Having feelings that don't seem to fit what's going on, or having no feelings at what's going on, or having no feelings at all. • Withdrawal:Withdrawal:  No drive or desire to do the things you No drive or desire to do the things you used to enjoy.used to enjoy. • Lack of motivation:Lack of motivation:  Difficulty staying focused and Difficulty staying focused and doing tasks.doing tasks. • Disorganization:Disorganization:  Having disorganized thinking, Having disorganized thinking, speaking, or behavior.speaking, or behavior. • Cognitive:Cognitive: Such as attention and memory problems. Such as attention and memory problems.
  4. 4. Childhood SchizophreniaChildhood Schizophrenia • This type of schizophrenia where childrenThis type of schizophrenia where children interpret reality abnormally.interpret reality abnormally. • This includes cognitive symptoms.This includes cognitive symptoms. • Childhood schizophrenia mayChildhood schizophrenia may result in some combination ofresult in some combination of hallucinations, delusions,hallucinations, delusions, and disorderedand disordered thinking and behavior.thinking and behavior. • Most children with childhoodMost children with childhood schizophrenia may have imaginaryschizophrenia may have imaginary friends that “tell” them to performfriends that “tell” them to perform terrorist acts.terrorist acts.
  5. 5. Paranoid SchizophreniaParanoid Schizophrenia • This type of schizophrenia is where theThis type of schizophrenia is where the patient has thoughts including people outpatient has thoughts including people out to get him/her and looses touch withto get him/her and looses touch with reality.reality. • This includes delusional symptoms.This includes delusional symptoms. • v=8e55AbDswe8 Rebecca Stanson 0:00 -v=8e55AbDswe8 Rebecca Stanson 0:00 - 0:430:43
  6. 6. Disorganized SchizophreniaDisorganized Schizophrenia • Disorganized schizophrenia is marked byDisorganized schizophrenia is marked by thoughts, speech and behavior that arethoughts, speech and behavior that are inappropriate and don't make sense.inappropriate and don't make sense. • Disorganized schizophrenia is consideredDisorganized schizophrenia is considered a more severe type of schizophreniaa more severe type of schizophrenia because people with this condition may bebecause people with this condition may be unable to carry out routine daily activities,unable to carry out routine daily activities, such as bathing and meal preparation.such as bathing and meal preparation.
  7. 7. Fun FactsFun Facts • 2.4 Million people across the planet have2.4 Million people across the planet have schizophrenia. (1% of the world pop.)schizophrenia. (1% of the world pop.) • Schizophrenia isSchizophrenia is more common thanmore common than epilepsy and HIV.epilepsy and HIV.
  8. 8. Extra Pictures (I drew these!)Extra Pictures (I drew these!)
  9. 9. ResourcesResources