Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment


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Which of the following is characteristic of a patient with schizophrenia?

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1. Which of the following is the correct definition of a positive symptom of schizophrenia?

2. Which of the following is not a negative symptom of schizophrenia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Schizophrenia is a complicated mental illness, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the disorder. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and define symptoms of schizophrenia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these resources to check your understanding of:

  • A characteristic of schizophrenia
  • Positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia
  • Scientists' approach to the causes of schizophrenia

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a common treatment for schizophrenia
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to determine a characteristic of a patient with schizophrenia

Additional Learning

Want to know more? The lesson called Schizophrenia: Definition & Explanation touches on the following topics:

  • Where the word schizophrenia originates from
  • Global prevalence of schizophrenia
  • Examples of delusions suffered because of schizophrenia