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Symptoms of Schizophrenia: Positive and Negative

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Which of these is a negative symptom?

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1. What is flat affect?

2. Which type of symptom does antipsychotic medication treat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Schizophrenia can manifest in several ways and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of some of the symptoms. Some things you'll be assessed on include categories and examples of schizophrenia symptoms and how they're managed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Examples of positive symptoms of schizophrenia
  • Examples of negative symptoms of schizophrenia
  • How antipsychotic medications are used to treat schizophrenia

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about schizophrenia symptoms
  • Making connections - understand the connection between types of schizophrenia symptoms and treatment
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast positive and negative symptoms

Additional Learning

The lesson Symptoms of Schizophrenia: Positive and Negative can help you study this subject in greater detail. Learn to:

  • Define schizophrenia
  • Differentiate between positive symptoms and negative symptoms in terms of definition, examples, repercussions and treatment
  • Describe types of hallucinations and delusions
  • Categorize and define the following symptoms of schizophrenia: thought disorder, disorganized thoughts, thought blocking, movement disorder and flat affect
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