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Description of the Condition Known as Schizophrenia

the population suffers from schizophrenia. * About 75% of patients developed schizophrenia between the ages of 15-25" (Internet s...

Schizophrenia and the Cultural Symptoms Developed by Marvin K. Opler

with certain cultural elements of personality such as homosexuality (latent and overt) to predict the possibility of schizophrenia...

Clozapine Compared To Effects of Other Pharmaceuticals

Willwerth, 1992). Anxiety and depression are common (Wallis and Willwerth, 1992). Approximately eighty percent of individuals tr...

Assessing Ethics in Research

has been demonstrated to increase as the patients own baseline in terms of their general irritability and hostility increases, and...

How to Better Help Schizophrenic Patients

This paper points out the importance of using evidence-based practices with people who have schizophrenia. The paper includes sect...

One Possible Intervention for Schizophrenia

There have been a number of psychotherapeutic approaches used to treat schizophrenia and other serious mental disorders. The one d...

Schizophrenic Homeless Placement, A Proposed Project

This research paper presents a plan for a proposed project that will utilize a sample group of 30 homeless male participants who ...

Impact of Schizophrenia on Patients and their Families

The paper is a literature review on the topic of schizophrenia and the impact and influence that the condition has on patients and...

Race and Schizophrenia Diagnosis

In ten pages this paper examines the incidences of mistaken African American schizophrenia diagnoses. Ten sources are cited in th...

Cultural Influences on Attitudes to Schizophrenia

have on patient outcomes. It was found patients from the Mexican American families, where there was a lower level of EE were also ...

Living a Normal Life with Schizophrenia

stress and/or have substance and alcohol abuse. Some people are able to recover completely from schizophrenia while other may have...

Disease of Schizophrenia

known to manifest various peculiarities or disorders of thinking and behavior. Correctly speaking, however, these are diseases of ...

A Critique on a Research Project Article

it represented a quantitative approach, which begins with an idea that is usually articulated as a hypothesis. From there, throug...

Schizophrenia in Adults

factors still were largely obscure. "One suggestion is that brain damage occurring at or around the time of birth in some way con...

Schizophrenia and Genetics

Study to Hunt for Genetic Causes, 2003). However, while there are medications to treat these conditions and reduce sympt...

Causative Factors of Schizophrenia

and a set of DNA markers in the gene DTNBP1 (dystrobrevin-binding protein" Diagnosis of mental...

Symptoms of Schizophrenia and Comments from Patients

2004). this symptom is sufficient for a diagnosis (HealthyPlace.com). Schizophrenia is treated with both drugs and therapeutic i...

Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind Cinematic Analysis

harrowing to watch, with Nash suffering several climactic breakdowns and brief moments of lucidity and temporary remission. The u...

Sanity, Madness, and the Family by R.D. Laing and A. Esterson

In five pages this paper discusses the symptoms of schizophrenia as featured in the family profiles described in this text. Three...

Causes and Effects of Schizophrenia

* Over 280,000 people in Canada * Over 250,000 diagnosed cases in Britain (Anonymous, 2005). The symptoms of schizophreni...

Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Effect on Families of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

patients experiencing either symptoms or full episodes of depression much more frequently than those of mania or hypomania" (Micha...

Questions on Psychosocial Issues

In fourteen pages this paper answers student posed questions regarding love, gender identity, attention deficit disorder, depressi...

DSM and Axes I through Psychological Assessment

In twelve pages this paper considers the diagnostic techniques the American Psychiatric Association uses and the definitions assoc...

Paranoia and Schizophrenia

p. 5). Nevertheless, the fact that a diagnostic criteria is listed in the book, detailed and complex, tends to encourage the perce...

Issues in Psychology

A positive life leads to health in all areas, physically, mentally and spiritually. The negative side is a general lack of consist...

One Mental Illness

and friends. Doctor Kohn calls it the most debilitating form of mental illness. The may because it can come on suddenly and becaus...

A Beautiful Look at Schizophrenia

niece Marcee, a sweet little girl he absolutely adores (Howard, 2001). But none of these people is real; they are the creations of...

Family Dynamics and a Schizophrenia Diagnosis

In fifteen pages this paper examines schizophrenia in a consideration of the family dynamics after a member has been diagnosed wit...

Depression, Schizophrenia, and Neurotransmitters

In five pages this paper examines the role of neurotransmitter in such mental disorders as schizophrenia and depression. Six sour...

Functioning of Neurotransmitters, Depression, and Schizophrenia

In seven pages this paper examines the functioning of dopamine and serotonin neurotransmitters in schizophrenia and depression. N...