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Schizophrenia (chronic)

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The negative symptoms of chronic schizophrenia give a picture of a patient with a history of mental illness who suffers from:

  • a lack of energy and drive
  • social withdrawal
  • emotional apathy
  • disordered thought

The features are grouped as they might be elicited during a mental state examination.

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