Schizophrenia Types: Commonalities and Differences

This article reviews the four types of schizophrenia while understanding that there may be differences but some are quite similar:

"As this article will briefly explain, most psychologists agree these are four main types of schizophrenia, each with specified symptoms. Though not all schizophrenics fall neatly into one of these four types, there are identifiable symptoms which occur most readily or frequently in schizophrenics of specified types. However, there are overarching schizophrenic characteristics which occur in almost all schizophrenic types.

The first and perhaps most obvious common symptom of schizophrenia is cognition disturbance; schizophrenics find it more difficult to maintain a specific train or thought and will jump around topics with not regard for their relevancy to a given situation or task, or lose track of topics completely. Moreover, in addition to being unable to differentiate which individual thoughts are extraneous, a schizophrenic typically cannot focus on just one task or person. They take in more sensory information than the typical person, which interferes with their ability to connect in interpersonal relationships."

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