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-Disorganized thinking-Grossly disorganized and Regressive behavior-Inappropriate emotional expression-Odd posture-Hallucinations, especially voices
Stage 1: Prodromal Stage-Social Isolation-Decreased Motivation
Stage 2: Acute Stage-Disorganized Behavior-Delusions-Hallucinations
Stage 3:Residual Stage-Low Energy-Lack of Emotion-No Delusions or Hallucinations
-Is a brain disorder-Environment and Genetics both play a role-Problems with nerotransmitters may contribute to DS
About 1.1% of adults in the U.S. have schizophrenia in a given year, which amounts to about 2.5 million people.
The worldwide prevalence of schizophrenia is about .7%, amounting to about 24 million people.
Example of Disorganzized Schizophrenia
-Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Disorganized Schizophrenia." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 10 Dec. 2010. Web. 20 May 2013.-"Stages of Schizophrenia." Armenian Medical Network. N.p., 11 May 2009. Web. 20 May 2013.Taylor, Vanessa. "Prevalence of Schizophrenia." -Schizophrenic.com. N.p., 02 May 2011. Web. 20 May 2013.
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