Diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia

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Define Schizophrenia
This is a severe mental illness where contact with reality and insight are impaired, an example is psychosis.
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What is the 'classification of mental disorder'?
The process of organising symptoms into categories based on which symptoms cluster together in sufferers.
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What is the 'classification of schizophrenia'?
Schizophrenia is a cluster of symptoms, some of which appear to be unrelated. The two major symptoms for being classified are the ICD-10 and the DSM-5.
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How do the ICD-10 and DSM-5 classifications differ?
Example: In the DSM-5 system one of the positive symptoms such as: delusions, hallucinations or speech disorganisation must be present for diagnosis. Whereas two or more negative symptoms are sufficient under ICD.
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What are the different subtypes of schizophrenia?
Paranoid schizophrenia Hebephrenic schizophrenia Catatonic schizophrenia
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What subtype of schizophrenia is characterised by powerful delusions and hallucinations but fewer other symptoms?
Paranoid Schizophrenia
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