First-rank symptoms

First-rank symptoms

A set of symptoms designated by Kurt Schneider in 1959 as the most important diagnostic indicators of schizophrenia. These symptoms include delusions, hallucinations, thought insertion or removal, and thought broadcasting. First-rank symptoms are sometimes referred to as Schneiderian symptoms.
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Disintegration of the components of language as the path to a revision of Bleuler's and Schneider's concepts or schizophrenia: linguistic disturbances compared with first-rank symptoms in acute psychosis.
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