The five types of schizophrenia are:
Definitions of each type are included below:
Paranoid schizophrenia is one of the prevalent forms of schizophrenia and is characterized by symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, and behavioral problems.
Hebephrenic schizophrenia is characterized by symptoms such as disorganized behavior and speech. Patients exhibit slow movements, difficulty making decisions, forgetfulness, and will often write excessive incomprehensible content. However, Hebephrenic patients don't have hallucinations or delusions.
Persons with undifferentiated schizophrenia display symptoms of catatonia, hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized speech.
Catatonic schizophrenia is a subtype of schizophrenia evident in various psychiatric and general medical conditions. Its symptoms include mimicking behavior, autism, and patients remaining in a fixed position for a long time.
Residual schizophrenia symptoms include lack of emotion, withdrawal, and isolation from friends and family, fatigue, lack of motivation, loss of pleasure and interest in life, poor hygiene, and grooming habits.