Tag: Delusions

  • Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia

    * The schizophrenic syndrome usually begins between late adolescence and early adulthood * Three syndromes cardinals dissociation, autism, paranoid delusions. * Dissociative syndrome: is not pathognomonic of schizophrenia; It is the loss of cohesion and unity of personality * Morbid Rationalism: incoherent explanation of actual concrete events * Catatonia: psychomotor attitude essentially of inertia and…

  • Chronic Delusions

    Chronic Delusions

    * They have a common evolutionary potential typically no deficit, which contrasts with schizophrenic delusions * They usually occur on a mature personality from 30 to 50 years * Three chronic delusions: paranoid delusions; paranoid schizophrenia; paraphrenia * Paranoid Delusions: These are the most systematized delusions where the interpretive mechanism is predominant delusional * Enlarged…