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SCHIZOPHRENIA

Heimbuck Health A2
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Victoria Kong

on 2 October 2012

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SCHIZOPHRENIA By: Maggie Clark
Mikaela Van Eaton
Paige Quesenberry
Andy Elott
Victoria Kong Description/Symptoms Causes Treatment Medication Prevalence Conclusion - Chronic brain disorder
- Types
Paranoid
Disorganized
Catatonic
Undifferentiated
Residual - Genes ·Affects 24 million people worldwide
·More than 50 percent of people with schizophrenia don't receive appropriate care
·90 percent of people with untreated schizophrenia are in developing countries Medication usually only addresses the psychosis (hallucinations, delusions, etc)
- group therapy + medication (more successful than individual therapy or solely meds)
- focus on real life situations: cooking, cleaning, forming relationships
- family therapy: helps both the schizophrenic and those around them - Best treatment
- Neuroleptics
- Side effects
- W/o medication, symptoms will return ·More research
·Expand treatment availability
·Raise Awareness and Tolerance Citations -Environmental factors
- Brain chemistry
- Psychological factors? "Schizophrenia-Medicines." webmd.com. WebMD LLC, 2005. Web. 1 Oct. 2012. <http://www.webmd.com/schizophrenia/tc/medications-schizophrenia>.

Goldberg, Joseph. "Drugs to Treat Schizophrenia." webmd.com. Web MD LLC, 2005. Web. 1 Oct. 2012. <http://www.webmd.com/schizophrenia/guide/schizophrenia-medications?page=2>.

Grohol, John M., Psy. D. "Psych Central: Schizophrenia Treatment." Psych Central: Schizophrenia Treatment. N.p., 01 Sept. 2011. Web. 01 Oct. 2012. <http://psychcentral.com/disorders/sx31t.htm>.

Bengston, Michael. "Types of Schizophrenia | Psych Central." Types of Schizophrenia. Psych Central, 2012. Web. 02 Oct. 2012. <http://psychcentral.com/lib/2006/types-of-schizophrenia/all/1/>.
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