Schizophrenia - definition, symptoms & types

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"What is schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a type of mental disorder characterized by several types of symptoms, including positive symptoms like delusions and hallucinations, negative symptoms like alogia, and cognitive symptoms. This video covers the main symptoms, criteria for diagnosis, possible causes, and treatment of schizophrenia.

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Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

Resources:
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article...
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/schi...
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schizop...

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"It is as hard for the individual to accept the disorder as it is for other family members."

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