Psychosis

Psychosis Symptoms

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Psychosis Symptoms, Negative Symptoms in Psychosis, Positive Symptoms in Psychosis

  • Symptoms
  • Positive
  1. Hallucinations
    1. Visual Hallucinations (Rule-out Organic cause)
    2. Auditory Hallucinations
  2. Delusions
  3. Disorganized Speech or Word Salad (Schizophasia)
  4. Disorganized or catatonic behavior
    1. Interferes with Activities of Daily Living
    2. Outbursts of Unpredictable behavior or Agitation
    3. Episodic child-like silliness
  • Symptoms
  • Negative
  1. Emotional withdrawal
  2. Poor rapport
  3. Alogia
  4. Anergia
  5. Social withdrawal
  6. Blunt affect
  7. Lack of spontaneity and flow of conversation
  8. Stereotyped thinking
  9. Attentional Impairment
  10. Poor abstraction
  11. Avolition or apathy
  12. Anhedonia