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--negative symptoms with blunted affect and social withdrawal.
On mental state examination, he had psychomotor slowing, appeared depressed and had a blunted affect. He scored 17/30 on the mini-mental state examination.
Seven weeks later, she was re-admitted, clinically better and the status had resolved, but there was mild personality change with blunted affect.
However, talking to herself, crying and laughing, hand movements, communication deficits and blunted affect continued.
The therapist noted that the patient had been unable to fill her prescription for Seroquel and that she was confused about her medications, obsessed with psychotic thought, and frightened that she had an "inappropriate and blunted affect".