Sluggish schizophrenia - is one of the varieties of schizophrenia, characterized by a slow progression of the disease, lack of schizophrenic psychoses and explicit productive symptoms. Clinical manifestations sufficiently lubricated, personality changes are superficial quetiapine side effects.
You can come across the term maloprogredientnaya schizophrenia or schizotypal disorder, which doctors also referred creeping schizophrenia. In addition, there are the following definitions of mental disorder: predfaza, sanatorium, mikroprotsessualnaya, the occult, non-psychotic, pseudoneurotic disease.
An important feature of this type of schizophrenia - no progression of. This means that the patient after some time does not degrade, the symptoms do not intensify, the person is not transformed. In addition, people with indolent schizophrenia do not suffer from delusions and hallucinations, they are inherent in other neurotic disorders.
Decide with this subtype of schizophrenia symptoms is difficult, due to the peculiarities of its course.
With the prevalence of symptoms of paranoia, with a predominance of disturbances in thinking and perception, motor malfunctioning limbs and facial expressions.
With signs of hysteria: with an obsessive desire to occupy a leading position in society, with the desire to delight and surprise. This is reflected in the vulgar, noisy behavior, frequent changes of mood, in a shaky gait, strengthening the limbs and shake their heads in moments of excitement. Sometimes these patients happen hysterical fits with sobs, applying myself beating and so on.
With signs of hypochondria, which is combined with increased anxiety, the desire to analyze natural processes occurring in the body. Often these patients have an obsession about his terminal illness, and the absence of any pathological symptoms they perceive as a signal impending death.
By type of fatigue with a predominance of asthenic-depressive syndrome with fatigue, frequent changes of mood. Such patients are closed, hardly go to the contact, seek for solitude.
By type of obsessional neurosis, when patients suffer from various obsessions, thoughts and delusions. Most often it manifests itself in a variety of phobias, in causeless anxiety in recurring actions.
The disease has a favorable prognosis. With an integrated approach to treatment, the attacks will occur very rarely. These patients remain active members of society and be able to fully perform the job duties.
To reduce the risk of disease recurrence must adhere to the treatment regimen prescribed by the doctor. Often, it is self-canceling drugs leads to more frequent attacks. In addition, it is important to avoid conflict in the family, seek to maximize protect the sick person from possible stress.