Science / Psychiatry / Symptom: A subjective manifestation of a pathological condition. Symptoms are reported by the affected individual rather than observed by the examiner.
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Symptom Verb Synonyms: manifestation, evidence, syndrome, mark, token, indication, cue, clue, (warning) sign, characteristic, trait, feature, earmark, marker

Affective Symptoms

Science / Psychiatry / Affective Symptoms: Symptoms of schizophrenia that relate to mood or emotional expression. MORE

Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS)

Science / Psychiatry / Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS): Movement disorders which can be a side effect of antipsychotic medications. They include acute dystonia, akathisia, parkinsonism and tardive dyskinesia. MORE


Health / Disease / Asymptomatic: Individuals who are infected by a disease but do not show any of the typical symptoms. MORE

Positive Symptoms

Science / Psychiatry / Positive Symptoms: Reflect an excess or distortion of normal functions. Includes delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, and grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior. MORE

Negative Symptoms

Science / Psychiatry / Negative Symptoms: Most commonly refers to a group of symptoms characteristic of schizophrenia that include loss of fluency and spontaneity of verbal expression, impaired ability to focus or sustain attention on a parti MORE

Presymptomatic Diagnosis

Science / Genetics / Presymptomatic Diagnosis: Diagnosis of a genetic condition before the appearance of symptoms. MORE