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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC02H3
Professor
Anna Nagy
Semester
Winter

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QUESTION 6 Schizophrenia and Violence Article CRITCAL ANAYSIS THESIS The authors make very clear the controversies and restrictions in the findings on violence in schizophrenic patients. Because of this unclear estimate on how many, what type, and differences among cultures, it is VERY UNCLEAR to make a generalized statement towards schizophrenia as a whole, but by careful analysis of each case on its own this article was sufficient enough in providing proper explanation for this ambiguity in their findings. SUMMARY OF ARTICLE: - Type of violence varies as symptomatology and severity of disease does. differences among violence norms are also different across cultures violence depends on psychopathology characteristics two types of violence with differing types of schizophrenics o PARANOID = directed at specific person, well planned, and often dangeours o DISORGANIZED SCHIZO = less focused violence and often less dangerous. Command hallucinations play a small role in directing violence TIME AT WHICH VIOLENCE OCCURS = importan
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