Schizophrenia is a disorder that affects mental processes such as thinking, judgment, sensory perceptions, and the ability to appropriately interpret and respond to situations. There are three categories of symptoms that can be present: positive symptoms, negative symptoms, and cognitive symptoms. Psychosis: a loss of contact with reality, can be a part of it.
Find out what these terms mean and how they affect functioning, and what treatments are available. Also learn how best to communicate with the ill person.
Speaker: Dr. Marc Laporta, Psychiatrist.
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