paranoiaThere are currently five different known cases of Schizophrenia. Paranoid, Disorganized Sub-type, Catatonic Sub-type, Undifferentiated Sub-type, and Residual Schizophrenia. The types of symptoms that occur to make a diagnosis of Schizophrenia is not the same between the people who are affected by it. The symptoms may change from one period of time to the next with the affected person depending on how the disease grows and continues. Paranoid Schizophrenia is the presence of hallucinations and prominent delusions of conspiracies. People with this sub-type of schizophrenia have more of an ability to manage there everyday lives, while still maintaining relationships and jobs. People who are diagnosed with Disorganized Schizophrenia are exactly as claimed. Although there hallucinations are less pronounced these people have significant impairments with everyday life. They find it hard to dress, bath, feed, and even brush there own teeth. Usually these people seem emotionally unstable and their emotions may not seem suitable for the situation they are in. People diagnosed with Catatonic Sub-type Schizophrenia develop a dramatic reduction in activity. They prefer not to move about and they have a strong resistance to change. They tend to do actions with seem relatively purposeless but the repeatedly perform the same movements over and over. People with this disorder tend to put themselves into unusual body positions and facial contortions. People who obtain Undifferentiated Schizophrenia are usually diagnosed when there symptoms are not sufficiently formed. Residual Schizophrenia is when the person is no longer prominent in the illness’s symptoms. Although the hallucinations are still there, they are not nearly as severe.

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