Lecture 11.30 - 40 self-portrait in 5 years – “starry...

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Psych 101 Lecture; November 30, 2007 Schizoid – affective personality disorder (William Kurelek) Lonely, isolated, timid, shy Good in school; interest in the arts Imaginative and idealistic Feeling s of inferiority Discomfort in interpersonal relations Can lead to schizophrenia Edvard Munch 1863-1944 Mom and sister died early of tuberculosis The Shriek, The Cry, The Scream Treated for paranoia and depression Art and Psychiatry 3. Prognosis through art - Louis Wain 1860–1939, Paranoid Schizophrenia Happy cat pictures to alarmed to complicated pattern - Vincent Van Gogh 1853–1890 Named after his dead brother, nephew name after him. Said to have suffered from… Epilepsy, alcoholism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder.
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Unformatted text preview: 40 self-portrait in 5 years – “starry starry night” Don McLean Geschswind’s syndrome-A form of temporal lobe epilepsy; Between seizures- a severe personality disorder with periodic aggression, paranoia, hallucinations.-Hyperreligiosity-lay preacher-Confused sexual identity-Hypergraphia – 200 paintings, 200 drawings, 100 letters in 15 months. Anxiety Disorders Obsessive-compulsive Disorders (OCD)-About one in forty people, equally in man and woman-Causes: Environmental Genetic predisposition Biochemical – low levels of serotonin-Treatment: anxiety agents (Prozac, Paxil, ) STRESS HEALTH MODULE!!...
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