What exact quotes referenced in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" could show that Bromden is schizophrenic?

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Finding evidentiary quotes to support a diagnosis of schizophrenia for Bromden first requires that we have an established set of signs and symptoms of schizophrenia. Popular media often stereotypes the disorder as having certain qualities which are not part of the diagnostic criteria (for example, multiple personalities). As such, the first step in this process should not be identifying quotes but instead finding a reputable source for symptoms and signs of schizophrenia and then using quotes to argue that he meets that criteria. In the links section below, I am providing a URL that goes to an article written by a LCSW who has written up a document on the DSM-V definition of schizophrenia, the manual that providers use to diagnose psychiatric disorders.

With Bromen, you can easily make a case for his having delusional thought content (beliefs not based in reality), hallucinations (sensations of things that are not there) and negative symptoms, which are an absence of normal expression....

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