In this week’s podcast we’ll be diving into schizophrenia, a psychiatric disorder that can have debilitating effects. It’s a complicated type of psychosis that has four subsets, each with its own unique profile. In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The four subsets of schizophrenia and the signs/symptoms of each
  • The four categories of schizophrenia symptoms, including positive and negative
  • How to identify disorganized speech and disorganized thinking
  • How to differentiate between types of “negative symptoms”
  • The common types of delusions you’ll see in schizophrenia
  • The different types of hallucinations your patient could have
  • How schizophrenia is treated
  • How to communicate with a patient who has schizophrenia

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