residual schizophrenia


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re·sid·u·al schiz·o·phre·ni·a

blunted or inappropriate affect, social withdrawal, eccentric behavior, or loose associations, but without prominent psychotic symptoms, as the remains of former psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia.

residual schizophrenia

Etymology: L, residuum
a form of schizophrenia in which the essential features of delusions, hallucinations, incoherence, or gross disorganization are much less prominent. See also schizophrenia.

re·sid·u·al schiz·o·phre·ni·a

(rē-zid'yū-ăl skits'ō-frē'nē-ă)
Blunted or inappropriate affect, social withdrawal, eccentric behavior, or loose associations, but without prominent psychotic symptoms, such delusions and hallucinations.

residual schizophrenia

A schizophrenic disorder marked by continuing evidence of flat affect, impoverished or disorganized speech, and eccentric or odd behavior but showing no evidence of delusions, hallucinations, or disorganized speech.
See also: schizophrenia
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The study enrolled 103 adults diagnosed with residual schizophrenia who were outpatients at the institute's psychiatry department.
Major Finding: Individual beliefs and practices related to spirituality and religiosity may have an impact on overall quality of life in people with residual schizophrenia, and should be considered when treating these patients.
Data Source: A study that assessed overall quality of life and quality of life as it related to spirituality and religiousness with the WHO Quality of Life-Spirituality, Religiousness and Personal Beliefs (WHOQOL-SRPB) Scale in 103 adults with residual schizophrenia who were outpatients in a psychiatry department in India.