Case Study Andy Schizophrenia Worksheet
1. Go to the DSM-IV checklist for schizophrenia and list each of Randy’s behaviors that satisfy the symptom criteria for schizophrenia. Positive symptoms: hallucinations, delusions, thought and mood disorders. Negative symptoms: flat affect and lack of hygiene. Cognitive symptoms: distress, trouble focusing, and problems with paying attention. 2. How long has Randy been experiencing symptoms that meet the criteria for schizophrenia? 3. What type of schizophrenia does Randy display? 4. What phase of schizophrenia was Randy in during the days before the diner incident? 5. What phase was he in at the time of the diner incident that led to his arrest?