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The belief that events, words, gestures, or other clearly unrelated things have special significance
when someone seems strangely robotic and unemotional whereas others would have an emotional reaction due to a lack of ability to communicate feelings
when words are tossed together with absolutely no connections. For instance: "The bright bank loved angry yellow-marbled frightened cake at night."
when someone has at least two positive, negative, or disorganized symptoms that last a month or longer
People typically have periods of acute psychosis, followed by periods in which they experience residual symptoms but do not meet the full criteria for schizophrenia
schizophrenia characterized by the presence of hallucinations and delusions that fit together to form some sort of loose story-most common
schizophrenia characterized by the presence of disorganized symptoms and generally has a low rate of remission. This subtype is associated with poor hygiene and inappropriate expressions of emotion- most severe
schizophrenia set apart by the presence of odd physical manifestations like strange body posture and facial expressions. Dramatic increases or decreases in motor activity are common with this subtype.
women who supposedly were such failures at parenting that they caused their children to develop psychosis
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