Asked by Trista Kinman on Feb 29, 2024



Which of the following would NOT be considered to be a symptom of schizophrenia?

A) a person's belief that dogs are extraterrestrials disguised as pets
B) a person's belief that he is Moses
C) a person's report that she hears two voices conversing in her head
D) a person using elaborate con tricks to lie, seduce, or manipulate others


A long-term mental disorder involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.


Beings that are not from Earth, often speculated to exist in the universe and sometimes depicted in science fiction.


A prophet in the Abrahamic religions who, according to biblical narratives, led the Israelites out of Egyptian slavery and received the Ten Commandments from God.

  • Distinguish between symptoms of schizophrenia and other disorders.

Verified Answer

Shruti Patel

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Using elaborate con tricks to lie, seduce, or manipulate others is not specific to schizophrenia and could be a symptom of other disorders such as antisocial personality disorder. The other options are all considered to be symptoms of schizophrenia.