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Then there is Undifferentiated Schizophrenia. Undifferentiated Schizophrenia is when people have symptoms of Schizophrenia that are not particularly formed or specific enough to be classified into one of the other subtypes of the illness. This person may experience delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech or behavior, catatonic behavior or negative symptoms. Making the individual not eligible to be categorized as paranoid, disorganized, or catatonic.
Lastly there is Residual Schizophrenia. Residual Schizophrenia manifests when a schizophrenic no longer displays serious prominent symptoms. Hallucinations and delusions may be present but they are not as nearly as severe episodes as they once were. In general, the best outcomes are linked with a little episode of symptoms worsening followed up by a return to normal functioning. Women have a better chance of having residual Schizophrenia than men.
When signs and symptoms of Schizophrenia are ignored or not treated properly, the effects can be traumatic to both the person suffering and the people around them. Some possible effects are one, relationship problems. Relationships often suffer because schizophrenic are withdrawn and isolated, and with paranoid schizophrenia they are suspicious of family and friends. Second there is disruption to normal daily activities. Schizophrenics have trouble with daily functioning because of social difficulties and because everyday task become hard. Their delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thoughts stop them from doing regular things. Thirdly there is drug and alcohol abuse. Many times suffers of Schizophrenia develop issues with drugs and alcohols in attempt to self-meditate, or relieve symptoms. Lastly there are increased suicide ris...

... middle of paper ... interpersonal therapy, which focuses on current relationships. Out of all three therapies, cognitive and behavioral therapy have shown the most promising results in a Schizophrenic.
You can have Schizophrenia but still lead a healthy successful life. Your life as you know it is not over. Many people have been diagnosed and suffered but others were able to get through it and make something of themselves. Here are a few that did exactly that: Tom Harrell, jazz musician, Albert Einstein’s son – Eduard Einstein, Lionel Aldridge, super bowl winning football player, John Nash, Nobel Prize-winning mathematician, and Brian Wilson, former leader of the Beach Boys. These are just a few people who strived past their doomed fate. Do not let Schizophrenia control your life. You are more then just delusions and hallucinations. Your future is only dark if you allow it to be.

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