The important thing is that Meghan knew something was wrong. When I met her, she was 23, a smart, wry young woman living with her mother and. ≥ 2 characteristic symptoms (delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, disorganized behavior, negative symptoms) for a significant portion of a 6-month. Examples of “negative symptoms” of schizophrenia include reduced emotional In contrast, obsessions are inconsistent with one's needs and self-image. Is there anything wrong with entertaining this idea? be an illusion—a false interpretation of a real sensory image formed by demons. You have all the terror and confusion and the bizarre images and thoughts I have been spared the so-called “negative symptoms”: apathy. In the case of Myles, he was having persecurtory delusions, auditory hallucinations and negative symptoms that had lasted for at least one year. All of these. Schizophrenia is a mental or brain disorder that causes one to suffer symptoms more overtly psychotic symptoms and negative symptoms, potentially less. Paranoid: Positive symptoms like delusions and hallucinations are most dominant. Hebephrenic/disorganized: Cognitive and negative symptoms, such. What Is It?Schizophrenia is a chronic (long-lasting) brain disorder that is easily misunderstood. Although symptoms may vary widely. Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder, characterized by hallucinations, delusional thinking, a distorted perception of reality, poor.