Negative symptoms of Schizophrenia

These are the abilities that are lacking or missing and schizophrenic individuals but are present in normal people. Some of these are: –

  1. Lack of emotional response Lacking signs of emotions such as lack of facial expressions or restrictions or blank facial expressions showing neither sadness nor happiness.
  2. Monotone voice lacking eye contact, social withdrawal or depression such as being unaware of their surroundings and isolating themselves socially lack initiative or drive lacking self-care.
  3. Motivation apathy experience of emptiness and being unable to follow through with any plans

Source : negative symptoms of schizophrenia