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    -In general, what is schizophrenia?

    -What is the difference between a positive and a negative symptom of schizophrenia?

    -What are some examples of positive symptoms?

    -What are some examples of negative symptoms?

    These questions are posed.

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    Schizophrenia is a class of mental disorders characterized by severe distortions of reality. When someone has schizophrenia, his thinking, perceptual abilities, and emotional displays are usually affected. Often, schizophrenics will withdraw from social interaction. There are several different types of schizophrenic disorders (found in the DSM-IV) including ...

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    Schizophrenia is overviewed. The difference between a positive and a negative symptom of schizophrenia are determined.