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As most of us realize there is a great and lot deal of porn floating around the web these days. With porn so easy to come by it, there is also a little surprising fact that porn addiction is on the rise and no wonder how it is fueled. Many people will and may be […]

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Mystery of Motivation Thought

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Why do Drug Addicts Relapse? K...

Why do some drug addicts keep relapsing, while other people seem to embrace recovery and start living a successful, drug-free life again? The question confounds us all and has been discussed at great lengths. Here are some of the reasons that we have found that people continue to fail and what to do for drug […]

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Can internet usage develop int...

“There is a difference in reading a book when there is no significant necessity. Similarly, usage of the internet cannot be justified when there is no cause”. There is an ongoing psychological debate on this difference where internet addiction is often misunderstood with internet use. Internet addiction disorder (IAD) is characterized by many hours spent […]

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Schizophrenia Negative Symptoms

Schizophrenia Negative Symptoms

Schizophrenia Negative Symptoms.

Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder, in which the person may have disturbance in thoughts process, emotions, and behaviours.

Negative symptoms are where the individual may have lack of facial expression, have monotonous speech and would be monosyllabic. They may seem to be less interested in other people. They find it difficult experience pleasure or act spontaneously.

The person with schizophrenia may vary from symptoms. Like some individuals may experience negative symptoms at first and positive symptoms later on vice versa.

Negative symptoms:

The individual with schizophrenia tends to lack interest in activities. These symptoms are hard to recognize in teenagers because healthy adolescents also may have frequent mood swings.

  • Apathy: The individual may have absence of enthusiasm for activities that were interesting to them, for example their work or studies or entertaining activities such as sports. Likewise they may quit caring for themselves properly and decreased cleanliness and appearance are noticeable. They may feel hesitant to go out or even their room.
  • Emotion less or blunted: The individual may not react appropriately when they heard god news or bad news. For example laughing at sad news or feeling unhappy when hearing good news.
  • Decreased speech: The individual may have low interest in talking with others and they were unable to respond properly to a particular question. Lack of communication skills can affect individual ability to take part in all activities or find employment.
  • Social withdrawal: The individual may keep away from social contact and they have interest being alone. There is a difficulty with mingling the people around them.
  • Impaired attention: The individual may have trouble in concentrating on discussion and lack of concentration on even simple tasks.
  • Anhedonia: Anhedonia means unable to experience pleasure. The individuals may often feeling empty or hallow.
  • Laziness: The person may have difficulty in doing day today activities and also feeling tiredness frequently. This may cause them to spend a major time of the day in watching television.

Negative symptoms affect greatly on an individual’s quality of life and influence their ability to experience many of the life satisfying activities such as long term relationships, financial stability, and work. Call us now on +919611194949 for effective treatment options of schizophrenia.

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