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Schizophrenia

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Desyre Diaz

on 17 October 2013

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Transcript of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia
Diagnosis and Symptoms
The client expresses many symptoms of Type I, Paranoid Schizophrenia, including intense auditory, visual, and tactile hallucinations, as well as delusions of granduer and persecution. He demonstrates a lack of concentration, and suspicion of being followed.

These symptoms cause a decline in the client's overall ability to conduct everyday activities.
Treatment
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Be able to cope and accept the client's hallucinations without acting upon them.
Helping the client to better understand that his hallucinations do not have control over him.
Make the client aware of the situations that trigger hallucinations and delusions (Newspapers, larger crowds, stress).
Movie's Treatment
Insulin Shock Treatment and
Anti-Psychotic Medications
Patient: Dr. John Nash

Born: June 13, 1928 in West Virginia

Marital Status: Married, Alysha Nash

Children: John Nash

Education: Recieved Doctoral from Princeton

Occupation:Professor at MIT


Symptoms
Hallucinations:
Delusion :
Treatment Goals
Short Term
Interact positively with environment
Re-enter society and work force
Sustain a normal home life.
Long Term
Better understanding of reality and hallucinations
Accurate interpretation of delusions
Coping with the unpleasent sensations of hallucinations
Drugs: Atypical antipsychotics
Charles and Marcee
Parcher (CIA Agent)
Secret Lab/CIA Headquarters
Graduer Delusions - Assignment to locate Russian/communist spies
Persecution Delusions - Constant paranoia of spies and danger towards his life
Help reduce both positive and negative symptoms
Positive Symptoms: Delusions, disorganized thinking and speech, heightened perceptions and hallucinations, and inappropriate affect
Negative Symptoms: Poverty of speech, restricted affect, loss of volition, and social withdrawal
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