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Department
Psychology
Course
PS101
Professor
Robert Mc Leman
Semester
Fall

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November 19 2013 Chapter 14 Dementia pracox:  25-44 years of age it can attack an individual  Early diagnosis  Generally speaking, there is a dynamic harmony within the individual o The thoughts, behavior and emotions are all part of the dynamic harmony Schizophrenia  Its intensive to the individual  Split in the mind, not a split in the personality  In schizophrenia the harmony is destroyed and thought as o Thought as disorderly o Inappropriate emotions o Aggressive behavior  Schizophrenia is the most debilitating of disorders, have been around since 1674  Think of a collection of disorders rather than one single one (ex. Disorganized schizophrenia)  65% schizophrenia exists  Sub categories diagnostic agreement 43%  Unable to determine if its hereditary, genetic, viral, simply a label we apply to a non conforming label that takes its own  Some cultures have high rates some have low, different terms for the disease depending on ones culture  Lower socioeconomic groups compared to high ratio is 1:40 (go up slightly more women than men suffer from schizophrenia but the prognosis for females with schizophrenia is much, much better for females than males)  Men spend longer is hospitals prior to treatment than females. Females preserve for emotionally in their lives and men tend to conserve their emotions Diagnosed schizophrenia  Very serious form of schizophrenia, is the among most difficult to treat  Roughly 5% of schizophrenia population is under this category  10% is catatonic- these are ones who hold a position for hours  Paranoid schizophrenia is about 40%- one of the more popular labels  Undifferentiated schizophrenia is about 40% - this means a symptom picture cant be put under this categories, diagnostic confusion  Residual type of schizophrenia- almost schizophrenia in remission, have had one schizophrenia episode who seem to be psychotic (5%) Negative symptoms (referred to as type 2)  Poverty of speech  Inability to experience pleasure or intimacy  Needs family, group, individual therapy, and psychotic drugs don’t help type 2 Positive symptoms (referred to as type 1)  Hallucinating, something that wasn’t there before is now able to be there  Ant-psychotic drugs usually seem to help type 1 Disturbances in thought usually take the form of delusions  Delusions are unshakable thoughts, you are convinced  Many paranoid, persecutory delusions (hearing voices, people being tortured in the basement you’re in)  Disorders of persecutions: hallucinations (hearing voices is most common) smell of fowl odors  Disturbances in emotion: apathy o Ex. hear voices, you can feel anxious  Treat with apathy once they have progressed in their treatment and can begin to feel pressure and emotion  Behavior disorders: negative behavior Ability to abstract and then become concretized  All factory hallucinations become significantly ominous Causes:  Genetic perspective: depending heavily on concordance rates  As the blood line gets closer to someone who is schizophre
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