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Schizophrenia and Other Psychosis

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A 60 year old graduate man now wandering aimlessly, does not take self care collect rubbish and seems unconcerned about his situation. It is



A Diogenes syndrome
B Propf schizophrenia

C Nuclear schizophrenia
D Van Gogh schizophrenia

Ans. A Diogenes syndrome

This is characterized by Gross-self neglect, especially among elderly reclusive persons, through not always. Some authorities believe that this is an end stage personality disorder, some have schizophrenia, dementiA. As well as neglect the person may live in squalor, refuse any offers of help and sometimes hoard rubbish (Syllogomania) yet be seemingly unconcerned about their situation.

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