psychopathology 2.12.08 - Doesn’t vary with geographical...

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Over-valued idea: a delusion that isn’t really a delusion False or unreasonable belief or idea that is held beyond the bounds of reason. Less extreme than a delusion- delusions are much more obviously false. Schizophrenia: 4 main categories of schizophrenia Paranoid Disorganized Catatonic Undifferentiated Ranges from 3-10 per 1000 over 1 year
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Unformatted text preview: Doesn’t vary with geographical locations Lifetime risk = 1% Costs of; 2.5% of U.S. health care costs 25% of hospital beds 20% of social security benefit days Remember “Neologisms” and “clanging” and “tangentiality” Symptoms of schizophrenia must last for more than one month William Kurelek- Schizophrenic, artist....
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