Deterioration of psychic functioning caused by a breakdown of defense mechanisms.
Seen in psychotic states.
Emotional tone out of harmony with the idea, thought, or speech accompanying it.
Seen in schizophrenia.
1. pathological repetition of the same response to different stimuli, as in a repetition of the same verbal response to different questions.
2. persistent repetition of specific words or concepts in the process of speaking, Seen in cognitive disorders, schizophrenia, and other mental illness.
1. person experiencing psychosis
2. denoting or characteristic of psychosis
Reduction in intensity of feeling tone, which is less severe than in blunted affect, but clearly reduced.
WORST for hyperprolactinemia
SE: asthenia, sedation, difficulty concentrating, orthostatic hypotension, weight gain, sexual dysfunction, TD(5%), emergence of diabetic symptoms