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Schizophrenia and Other Psychosis

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A patient is brought with a 6 months history of odd behaviour. There is a history of a family member having disappeared some years back. He seems to be talking to himself and sometimes muttering to himself loudly. The diagnosis (AIPG 2010)



A Depression
B Schizophrenia

C Paranoia
D Mania

Ans. B Schizophrenia

Talking to himself or muttering to himself means pt is replying to false voices or auditory hallucinations which pt is perceiving, another criteria is odd behavior and duration is six months

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