Psych 9C lecture Week 8

Psych 9C lecture Week 8 - Mental Disorder Schizophrenia...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/13/09 + Mental Disorder: Schizophrenia &
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5/13/09 + Schizophrenia Depression
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5/13/09 + Mental illness and the Press n 1 out of 5 episodes contain mental illness n Characters with these mental illnesses are more likely to have negative characteristics n 72% of these are more likely to be portrayed as violent compared to 34% n 86% of US press that talked about mental illness were connected to violence compared to the actual literature which is 10%. n Substance abuse affects peoples ability to be violent – however people with mental illness were more susceptible to violence when substance abuse was
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5/13/09 + Schizophrenia: A dangerous myth n Public greatly exaggerates link between mental illness and violence. n 60% likely to be violent if schizophrenic, 30% if depressed, 15% if trouble n Mental illness is not a strong risk factor for violence. n Stigma n Media Studies n Effects n Prostitution and crime are actually stigmatized.
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5/13/09 + Schizophrenia: Facts n “Cancer” of mental illness n
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This note was uploaded on 07/06/2008 for the course PSYC 9C taught by Professor Dontremember during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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Psych 9C lecture Week 8 - Mental Disorder Schizophrenia...

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