Today (May 24) is World Schizophrenia Day. The purpose of this day is to increase awareness and reduce the stigma associated with the diagnosis of schizophrenia. This chronic mental illness is associated with positive symptoms, negative symptoms, depression/anxiety, excitement/hostility, and neurocognitive impairment. Let’s begin by answering this question:
Watch this one slide from our academy’s chapter for answer:
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This chapter will be summarized in following sections:
- Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS).
- Discuss Schizophrenia Symptomatology: Positive symptoms, Negative symptoms, Depression/Anxiety, Excitement/Hostility, and Neurocognitive impairment.
- Correlation between individual schizophrenia symptomatology and duration of the illness.
- Stages of Schizophrenia.
- Schizophrenia symptoms progression with each stage.
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- 30+ Courses/Sections: Each chapter within these sections is of direct clinical relevance for your daily practice.
- Journal Club: we will post the most recently published psychiatry articles relevant to your daily clinical practice.
- Coffee Club: contain short discussions with clinical experts in the field of psychiatry.
- Essentials of Inpatient Psychiatry Book: All chapters from this book are included in the academy sections.
- Discussion Forum & Community: Connect with other medical professionals and discuss your difficult-to-treat clinical cases.
- Conference Discounts: Academy members get discounted access at our conferences.
- Goal: is to have all important clinically relevant topics in one place for ease of access.
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