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PSYC 3604
Connie Kristiansen

PSYC3604March 310 2014Goals for todays classhave the rest of the notes in my tablet Chapter 11 SchizophreniaHow do we understand and classify Schizophrenia and the other Psychotic DisordersWhat do we know about possible causes and treatmentsFrom the textChapter 11 SchizophreniaWhat are the characteristics of Schizophrenia and the other Psychotic DisordersWhat are the various symptoms What are the different types of SchizophreniaWhat is happening in the brain of someone with SchizophreniaWhat might be the cause of Schizophrenia various theoretical approachesWhat treatments are available for SchizophreniaHow do these workThe Psychotic DisordersPsychoses A class of psychological disorders where reality contact the ability to successfully interact with ones environment is impaired when you loses the contact with realitywhen you experience what ppl does not experience Psychoticdelusions or prominent hallucinations with the hallucinations occurring in the absence of insight into their pathological natureOr could also include prominent hallucinations that the individual realizes are hallucinatory experiencesAn even broader definition would also include other positive symptoms of Schizophrenia ie disorganized speech grossly disorganized or catatonic behaviour psychotic when you experience delusions or hallucinations The client may recognized that their delusionshallucinations are wrong but some have poor insight and might be resistant to accepting evidence and continue to hold on their delusionshallucinationsDSM Schizophrenia SpectrumOther Psychotic DisordersSchizotypal Personality DisorderDelusional Disorder Brief Psychotic Disorder Schizophreniform Disorder Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder SubstanceMedicationInduced Psychotic Disorder Psychotic Disorder due to another medical conditionCatatonia associated with another mental disorder or another medical condition or unspecified catatoniaOther specified or unspecified schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disordersKey FeaturesPositive symptomsappear to reflect an excess or distortion of normal functions when symptoms are exaggerated it includes delusions and hallucinations disorganized speechbehaviouror catatonicwhen youre not responsive to external cues
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