is an individuals inability to perform basic, normal functions of living in society, such as- logical thinking, self case, social interaction, planning, initiating and carrying through constructive actions without a firm understanding of social constructs including apathy, bunted affect etc.

NEGATIVE SYMPTOM: "The inverse of a positive symptom, negative symptoms result in the general inability to complete normal functions of day-to-day life."
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