residual schizophrenia


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Related to residual schizophrenia: catatonic schizophrenia, undifferentiated schizophrenia

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.

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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Relationship between spirituality/religiousness and coping in patients with residual schizophrenia. Qual Life Res 2011;20:1053-60.
The distinction between patterns of immune dysregulation in paranoid versus residual schizophrenia described above [63] provides one candidate hypothesis to explain this heterogeneity.
In this study 80% patient with paranoid schizophrenia and 24% patient with residual schizophrenia were found depressed while neither any patient with undifferentiated nor any disorganized or catatonic schizophrenia found depressed, The difference is significant which suggest that patient having paranoid symptoms (which usually present during acute worsening of disorder) have more chance of depression than residual schizophrenia (which develop after acute symptoms resolved).
The study enrolled 103 adults diagnosed with residual schizophrenia who were outpatients at the institute's psychiatry department.