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UA - PSYCH 101 - Class Notes - Week 26

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UA - PSYCH 101 - Class Notes - Week 26

School: University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Department: Psychology
Course: Intro to Psychology
Professor: Tba
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: intro, to, and Psychology
Name: PY 101, Week 13
Description: Notes on schizophrenia
Uploaded: 11/11/2016
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background image Schizophrenia What is Schizophrenia? Involves alterations in thoughts, feelings and behaviors o Disconnection from reality referred to as psychosis o 0.3­0.7% lifetime prevalence; men and women relatively equal Men have slightly earlier onset Two or more of the following: o Delusions o Hallucinations o Disorganized speech o Grossly disorganized behavior o Negative symptoms Significant impact on functioning (work, interpersonal, self­care) Six months or more Ruled out other disorders and drug use Negative and Positive Symptoms Positive symptoms: excesses in functioning o Delusions, hallucinations and disorganized speech thought or behavior Negative symptoms: deficits in functioning o Lack of emotions or motivations Positive Symptoms Delusions o False beliefs Believing something is not true despite evidence proving otherwise Cat thinks it is a lion o Persecutory delusions are most harmful Hard for treatment o Reference Think everything is about you o Grandeur Think they have powers, think highly of themselves o Identity Think they are Jesus or the president of the US o Guilt They you committed a sin o Control Think someone is controlling their mind Hallucinations o False sensory perceptions o Auditory, visual, olfactory and tactile

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School: University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Department: Psychology
Course: Intro to Psychology
Professor: Tba
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: intro, to, and Psychology
Name: PY 101, Week 13
Description: Notes on schizophrenia
Uploaded: 11/11/2016
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