Nursing Licensure Exams: Psychiatry Quiz

Which of these are symptoms of Schizophrenia
Positive symptoms; Hallucinations, Delusions, Thought disorders (unusual or dysfunctional ways of thinking) Movement disorders (agitated body movements)
Negative Symptoms; “Flat affect” (reduced expression of emotions via facial expression or voice tone), Reduced feelings of pleasure in everyday life, Difficulty beginning and sustaining activities, Reduced speaking
Cognitive Symptoms; Poor “executive functioning” (the ability to understand information and use it to make decisions), Trouble focusing or paying attention, Problems with “working memory” (the ability to use information immediately after learning it)
All the above
Schizophrenia is characterized by the above three classic categories of symptoms

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