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Schizophrenia

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Mental Illness Prevention

Mental illness is a condition where an individual’s thinking and perceptions are greatly affected. People with mental illnesses tend to make wrong judgments and this greatly affects their relationships with other people. In their article on promoting mental health and preventing mental illness Bhui and Dinos recommend a positive start...

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Schizophrenia – Review of Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prognosis

Schizophrenia, defined by the WHO is the mental condition characterized by inappropriate distortions of thinking or perception, together with abnormal social behavior, caused by these distortions of perception(ICD-10). Symptoms that arise from schizophrenia include delusions, thought disorders, auditory hallucinations and other manifestations of pyschosis (Andreeson & Flaum, 1991), which are...

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Schizophrenia Safety Issues

Patients with schizophrenia suffer from a variety of mental and emotional symptoms that can potentially cause a stressful and dangerous environment for the nurses that are assigned to take care of them. However, while the nurses have to be well versed and knowledgeable in the safety procedures of the QSEN...

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Schizophrenia: Review of Research

A Summary of the Specific Theory about the Possible Causes of Schizophrenia The exact causes of Schizophrenia are not known. However, researchers have come up with theories that try to explain them. Many researchers, including Yuan et al. (2017) believe that a combination of genetic factors, brain chemistry, brain structure,...

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Research Methods & Schizophrenia

The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not PAK inhibitors are more effective in treating the symptoms of schizophrenia than atypical antipsychotic medications. Although atypical antipsychotic medications have become the medication of choice to reduce the prevalence of symptoms associated with schizophrenia, recent research has demonstrated that...

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The Primacy of Cognition in Schizophrenia

R. Walter Heinrichs’ Article “The Primacy of Cognition in Schizophrenia” explores the need for understanding when it comes to schizophrenia and cognition. The article explores early observations and treatments of schizophrenia, as well as explaining the importance of knowing that the disease is much more than its sensationalized version of...

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Case Study – Schizophrenia

For this patient and his current health status, it is necessary to examine the different factors associated with his current medications, Seroquel and Melatonin. Specifically, 400 mg BID is no longer an option for this patient and his stoppage of the medication without a doctor’s approval is also problematic. However,...

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What Is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder that causes psychosis with hallucinations and delusions. These and other symptoms can be quite debilitating, and many individuals with schizophrenia are unable to keep a job or to function normally within society, even with treatment. The disorder is associated with a group of genes...

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Social Cognitive Functioning in Schizophrenia and High Functioning Autism

Schizophrenia and high functioning autism (HFA) are both marked by certain social and cognitive impairments. A study by Couturel, Penn, Losh, Adolphs, Hurley, and Piven (2010) explored the differences in social cognitive skills between those with these two conditions. They used a series of tests that challenges parts of the...

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The Relationship Between Mystical Experiences And Schizophrenia

Religious and psychotic experiences have long been thought to be related, particularly as schizophrenic patients often suffer from mystical delusions as part of their disorder. Despite this, less is known about mystical and religious experiences in patients who do not have schizophrenia, but rather other disorders associated with psychosis –...

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