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Residual Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Residual schizophrenia is one of the 5 types of schizophrenia that is characterized by a long-term history of negative symptoms (i.e. psychomotor slowing), with very infrequent or rare occurrences of positive symptoms. To meet the criteria for diagnosis, the person must have experienced positive symptoms (e.g. hallucinations/delusions/etc.) at some point. With that said, the person …

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Schizophrenia In Children: Childhood Onset Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Schizophrenia in children, also commonly referred to as “pediatric schizophrenia” or “childhood schizophrenia” is a mental illness that affects individuals under the age of 18. They may display the same classic symptoms of schizophrenia, but the symptoms appear at a much younger age than is typical. Most people that are diagnosed with schizophrenia tend to …

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