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PSYCHOPATHOLOGY OF SHIZOPHRENIA (PT)

Precipitating Factors:

ETIOLOGY Ineffective coping

Predisposing Factors: (UNKNOWN Noncompliance


) with drug regimen
Genetic Factors

bedwetting

Neurologic Psychosexual Psychosocial

Alteration in the Oral Stage (Birth Trust VS Mistrust (0-


function of the to 18 months) 18 months)
neurotransmitter
s Breastfed Planned birth

Thumb Suspiciousnes s of others


sucking
Increased Increased
serotonin level dopamine level
Autonomy VS
Shame/Doubt (18
Labile A months-3 years)

Depressed mood Positive or Hard Negative or Soft Grandiosity


Symptoms: Symptoms: Reckless disregard for
Difficulty in safety of self
making Delusions Flat affect B
decisions
Flight of Blunted affect Simple BD cooperativeness
Feeling of Ideas A
hopelessnes Initiative VS Guilt (3-5 years)
s
Anal Stage (18-36 Excessive expression of emotion
months)

History of
Cognitive Spiritual/Moral Development

Sensorimotor (Birth to 2 Pre-conventional Level (2 to 7


years old) years old)

Develops a sense Obey rules


of self as
separate from She was always scolded by
environment and her mother
the concept of
permanence Punished by her mother

Preoperational (2-6 Conventional Level (7-12


years old) years old)

Can express self Being a nice girl when


in language

Able to Concrete Opeartions (6-12


Post conventional Level (12 years old
understand years old)
C
and above
C
meaning of
symbolic gestures Follows standards of society
Thinking is concrete

Begins to apply logic to


thinking

Understands reversibility
Phallic/Oedipal Stage (3-5
years old) Industry VS Inferiority (6-12
years)

Ability to cooperate
Formal Operations (12-15
Latency Stage (5-11 years Inadequate problem years old and above)
old) solving skills
Finished third year
Good in class college
Identity VS Role Confusion (12-18
discussion and years) Lack of abstract thinking
involvement
Identified herself as female
Fond of joining co-
Feelings of alienation
Genital Stage (11-13
years old)
Intimacy VS Isolation (Early
Identified self as Adult)

Had no children

Diagnosed with
schizophrenia
paranoid type