ATTENUATED POSITIVE SYMPTOMS

in schizophrenia or other serious disorders, a reduction in the hallucinations, delusions, bizarre behavior, or conceptual thought problems that are thought to be symptoms of psychosis or may be known as positive symptoms. See also positive symptom.

ATTENUATED POSITIVE SYMPTOMS: "A person who has previously exhibited psychotic behavior is thought to have attenuated positive symptoms when the bizarre displays of behavior decrease in frequency."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ATTENUATED POSITIVE SYMPTOMS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/attenuated-positive-symptoms/ (accessed April 26, 2018).
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