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Psychology

A presentation about schizophrenia.
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Mason lampe

on 6 March 2013

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Positive means things are ADDED to your
personality: hallucinations, mood swings,
etc.
Negative, conversely, means things are taken
away from your personality, such as
emotions (flat effect) Schizophrenia By: Mason Lampe, Sean Cornwall, Sam Scinta, and Andrea Jorgenson Schizophrenia Behavior at the opposite ends
of the personality spectrum either
trance-like or hyperactivity Catatonic Schizophrenia The thoughts, speech and behavior that are inappropriate and don't make sense.
It's considered more severe because simple daily tasks may not be performed as easily. Disorganized Schizophrenia Paranoid Schizophrenia What is it? Undifferentiated Schizophrenia What is it? Disorganized Schizophrenia Symptoms and Signs Two types- Positive and Negative A mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes and by poor emotional responses. Types of Schizophrenia The classic features of paranoid schizophrenia are having delusions and hearing things that aren't real.
Your ability to think and function in daily life may be better than with other types of schizophrenia. Paranoid
Catatonic
Disorganized
Undifferentiated Paranoid Schizophrenia Persecution- Thinking or believing people are out to get you.
Reference- Believing people on T.V. or billboards are out to send messages specifically towards them
Grandeur- Believing you have powers that is unreal such as flying or walking on water.
Control- Belief that thoughts or actions are being controlled by outside, alien forces Paranoid Schizophrenia Speech Behavior Catatonic Schizophrenia Loose associations- Rapidly shifting from topic to topic without one thought to the next.
Neologisms- Made-up words or phrases that only have meaning to the patient.
Perseveration- repeating yourself over same topic meaning.
Clang- Meaningless use of rhyming words. Decline of daily functioning
Inappropriate emotional responses
Behaviors having no purpose
Lack of impulse control Resources Delusions and Hallucinations When people have symptoms of schizophrenia that are not sufficiently formed or specific enough to permit classification of the illness into one of the other subtypes, they are classified as undifferentiated www.helpguide.com www.psychcentral.com Undifferentiated Schizophrenia Well known people Mary Todd Lincoln- Wife of Abraham Lincoln John Nash- Famous mathematician/Nobel Prize winner Most people that are associated with this disease are highly intellectual professors or musicians. Syd Barrett- Former member of Pink Floyd www.disabled-world.com Eduard Einstein- Son of Albert Einstein www.scientificamerican.com Catatonic Schizophrenia Symptoms may include and are not limited to:
Physical Immobility, Excessive Mobility, Delusions,
Social Isolation, Irrational Anger, and Lack of Emotion Paranoid Schizophrenia Treatments Medications
Psychotherapy
Hospitalization
Electroconvulsive therapy
Vocational skills training Paranoid Schizophrenia Famous people Three Major Categories Disorganized Thinking
Illogical, nonsensical thought patters
Grossly Disorganized Behavior
Inability to perform daily functions
Absent or inappropriate emotional expression
A person who lacks emotional expression; flat affect Meera Popkin -starred on Broadway in the musical Cats
Tom Harrell- Jazz Musician become one of the most respected trumpeters and composers of the past 30 years.
Vaclav Nijinsky- Famous Russian Dancer Catatonic Schizophrenia may be treated with:
Psychoactive Medication, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Psychotherapy, and Hospitalization. Other Signs and Symptoms Having beliefs not based on reality (delusions)
Seeing or hearing things that don't exist (hallucinations), especially voices
Grimacing
Odd postures
Trouble functioning at school or work
Social isolation
Clumsy, uncoordinated movements www.mayoclinic.com Disorganized Schizophrenia Causes www.wikipedia.com Catatonic Schizophrenia WHY Does it Happen? Disorganized schizophrenia is a brain disorder.
Genetics and environment likely both play a role.
Problems with naturally occurring brain chemicals called neurotransmitters may contribute to disorganized schizophrenia.
Normally starts around the age of 25. Disorganized Schizophrenia Treatments More than likely, the answer lies in your DNA.
It is also possible that the environment you were raised in has an adverse effect on how you develop the Catatonic type of Schizophrenia. Treatment Squad Members These people are all creative and talented individuals and made it through the struggle of having schizophrenia. Often times, different mood disorders can change into catatonia. Ways to Treat Disorganized Schizophrenia Medications
Psychotherapy
Hospitalization
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Vocational skills training Family or primary care doctor
Psychiatrist
Psychotherapist
Pharmacist
Family members
Case worker
Psychiatric nurse
Social worker Disorganized Schizophrenia Famous People John Nash- American Mathematician
Lionel Aldridge- NFL Defensive End
Peter Green- Guitarist for the band Fleetwood Mac
Joe Meek- pioneering English record producer and songwriter Catatonic Schizophrenia Natalie Portman's character in "Black Swan" suffers from Positive Catatonic Schizophrenia

Jack Kerouac, author of many "beat generation" works, suffered from Catatonic Schizophrenia, forcing him into a life of alcohol abuse.
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