A Case Study on SCHIZOPHRENIA, UNDIFFERENTIATED TYPE

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Schizophrenia is a group of psychotic reactions that affect multiple areas of an individual’s functioning including thinking and communication, perceiving and interpreting reality, feeling and demonstrating emotions and behaving in a socially accepted manner. This condition causes distortion and bizarre behavior, thoughts, movements, emotions and perceptions. This condition is usually diagnosed in late adolescence or early adulthood and rarely manifest in childhood. The symptoms of schizophrenia are divided into two major categories; the positive and negative symptoms. The positive symptoms include delusions and its types, hallucinations, loose associations and bizarre or disorganized behavior while the negative symptoms includes restricted emotions, anhedonia, avolition, alogia, catatonia and social withdrawal. Most clients with schizophrenia have a mixture of both types of symptoms.

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Republic of the PhilippinesDIVINE WORD COLLEGE OF BANGUEDBangued, AbraNURSING DEPARTMENTA Case Study onSCHIZOPHRENIA, UNDIFFERENTIATED TYPEIn Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in NCM 204 (RLE)National Center for Mental HealthMandaluyong, CityPavilion 3Submitted to:Submitted by: Batalon, Holland Benosa,Jerra MaeCadoy, DexterCario, Ester ErikaCrisostomo, John KennedyDela Vega, Demie CaineOblea, ArianeQuintos, Aizly GraceTerrenal, Geneva JoyVillamor, Ingrid MaeMarch 12, 2011BATCH 2012I. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYA. INTRODUCTIONSchizophrenia is a group of psychotic reactions that affect multiple areas of an individuals functioning including thinking and communication, perceiving and interpreting reality, feeling and demonstrating emotions and behaving in a socially accepted manner. This condition causes distortion and bizarre behavior, thoughts, movements, emotions and perceptions. This condition is usually diagnosed in late adolescence or early adulthood and rarely manifest in childhood. The symptoms of schizophrenia are divided into two major categories; the positive and negative symptoms. The positive symptoms include delusions and its types, hallucinations, loose associations and bizarre or disorganized behavior while the negative symptoms includes restricted emotions, anhedonia, avolition, alogia, catatonia and social withdrawal. Most clients with schizophrenia have a mixture of both types of symptoms. The diagnos

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