Negative symptoms identified from the Negative Symptom Assessment and the behaviors that might be observed in each of 5 domains.
Larry D. Alphs, PhD
What signs are generally regarded as negative symptoms? What etiological factors contribute to a negative symptom presentation? How to treat these symptoms? Insights here.
Treatment of negative symptoms of schizophrenia -- eg, problems with motivation, social withdrawal, diminished affective responsiveness, speech, and movement -- is associated with a variety of improved functional outcomes and is a vital unmet clinical need.