Fast Five Quiz: Are You Familiar With Conditions Associated With Hallucinations?

Stephen Soreff, MD; Selim Benbadis, MD; Amy Kao, MD


October 26, 2015

According to the DSM-5, the presence of two or more of the following is required, each present for a significant portion of time during a 1-month period (or less if successfully treated), with at least one of them being (1), (2), or (3):

  1. Delusions

  2. Hallucinations

  3. Disorganized speech

  4. Grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior

  5. Negative symptoms (eg, decrease in emotional range, poverty of speech, loss of interests and drive)

For more on the diagnosis of schizophrenia, read here.


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