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Which of the following is the definition of dementia praecox?

Dementia praecox (a "premature dementia" or "precocious madness") is a disused psychiatric diagnosis that originally designated a chronic, deteriorating psychotic disorder characterized by rapid cognitive disintegration, usually beginning in the late teens or early adulthood.

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Keeping this in view, what is praecox?

Praecox is a Latin term meaning "very early". It is often used as a qualifying adjective in Latin binomials, and could mean "early flowering", "primitive", "premature" or "early onset" (in the case of medical conditions).

Also Know, what are the 4 A's of schizophrenia? The mnemonic for his description of these disorders came to be known as Bleuler's four A's: (disturbance of) affect, association, ambivalence and autism, each of which identified a disturbance in those so afflicted.

Keeping this in view, which of the following is the definition for hebephrenia?

hebephrenia. A type of schizophrenia characterized by disorganized speech and behavior, flat or inappropriate affect, and sometimes silly or inappropriate mannerisms. Also called disorganized schizophrenia .

Which of the following negative symptom of schizophrenia defines flat affect?

Negative Symptoms Examples include alogia (lack of speech), flat affect (lack of emotional response), anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure), asociality (lack of interest in social contact), avolition (lack of motivation), and apathy (lack of interest).

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