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    [Title Here‚ up to 12 Words‚ on One to Two Lines] Abstract For years scientist working in this field have attempted to classify types of schizophrenia. According to the DSM-III there were five different types (disorganized‚ catatonic‚ paranoid‚ residual‚ and undifferentiated) however‚ the first three were originally proposed by Kraepelin. Currently today‚ these classifications are still being used in the DSM-V‚ however predicting the outcomes of the disorder

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    Introduction Schizophrenia is a serious brain disorder. It is a disease that makes it difficult for a person to tell the difference between real and unreal experience‚ to think logically‚ to have normal emotional responses to others‚ and to behave normally in social situations. Approximately 1% of the population develops schizophrenia during their lifetime‚ and more than 2 million Americans suffer from the illness in a given year. Although schizophrenia affects men and women with equal frequency

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    Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it difficult to tell the difference between real and unreal experiences‚ to think logically‚ to have normal emotional responses‚ and to behave normally in social situations. Schizophrenia is one of the most disturbing mental illnesses‚ marked by delusions and hallucinations. It is a psychotic disorder or group of disorders marked by disturbances in thinking‚ emotional responsiveness‚ and behavior. Schizophrenia is the most chronic and

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    Schizophrenia Tony Woodall South Georgia Technical College This paper is meant to be written to provide a better understanding of schizophrenia‚ its history and diagnosis and treatment. There are a lot of views concerning this disorder and they are found all over the internet and in different books published about the disorder. It seems that writing one paper could consume a lot of time and patience. I believe that even putting all of what I have found as far as beliefs

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    The Case of Schizophrenia Spencer Surjue-Bowens Pysch410 Prof Nyiema Carter February 6‚ 2013 Dr. John Hunter‚ a noted therapist asserts that Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes and by poor emotional responsiveness (Hunter‚ 2003). Symptoms may include auditory hallucinations‚ paranoid or bizarre delusions‚ or disorganized speech and thinking‚ and is accompanied by significant social or occupational dysfunction. This disorder mainly affects

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    was diagnosed as undifferentiated schizophrenia and now his current diagnosis was undifferentiated schizophrenia. Undifferentiated schizophrenia is amental disorder  which is part of the family of disorders broadly known as“schizophrenia.” There are a number of subcategories of schizophrenia including paranoid schizophrenia‚ catatonic schizophrenia‚ disorganized schizophrenia‚ residual schizophrenia‚ and schizoaffective disorder ; undifferentiated schizophrenia is oftendefined as a form in which

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    Schizophrenia is a mental health condition that often goes undetected or many times misdiagnosed with other mental health issues. It is one of the most disabling and emotionally devastating illnesses around. Because of its recent discovery in 2009‚ much is not known about this illness. Like many other diseases‚ schizophrenia is hereditary. It is more common than not; nearly one percent to one and a half percent of the U.S. population has been diagnosed with this disease during some point in their

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    Schizophrenia: Symptoms‚ Treatments‚ and Ethical Responsibility Schizophrenia is a severe‚ debilitating‚ and a chronic mental illness that affects nearly 1% of the world’s population and over two million people in the United States (R. Dryden- Edwards‚ “Schizophrenia”). Schizophrenia falls in the category of psychotic mental disorders which are characterized by behavior‚ thought‚ and social problems as symptoms. Schizophrenia described as a brain disorder that affects the balance in dopamine‚ serotonin

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    Schizophrenia Casey Spencer Psychology 101 Dr. Carol Servies Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette/Crawfordsville March 4‚ 2009 Schizophrenia Psychosis: Schizophrenia. What does this mean? Schizophrenia is an incapacitating mental condition that has many symptoms and no cure. Most people associate schizophrenia with “split personalities” but that is not true of the disease. Actual symptoms include but are not limited to hallucinations‚ delusions‚ being unable to

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    Schizophrenia is a mental disorder‚ which severely impacts the way 1% of people worldwide think‚ feel‚ and act. The term comes from the Greek‚ schizo meaning ‘splitting’ and phrenia meaning ‘of the mind’. Therefore schizophrenia literally can be defined as a split mind. This disorder makes it hard for a person to differentiate between real and imagined experiences. It weakens their abilities to think logically‚ express normal emotions‚ and behave properly in social situations. Schizophrenia is a

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