5-7-08 Psych127 Lecture 11

5-7-08 Psych127 Lecture 11 - Psychology 127 Abnormal...

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Psychology 127 Abnormal Psychology May 7, 2008 Lecture 11 Midterm not cumulative – however, it is important to know the previous information to master  the new information for the midterm Video: Paranoid Schizophrenia  o Slipped from reality to unreality without even knowing it o Very paranoid: ex. people trying to infiltrate the church, kill her, grab her, … o Medications helped her out of the illness Schizophrenia Cont. o Causes… o Age: adolescence and early adulthood o Worry about risk of suicide (chronic disorder) and relapse   o US and England: African more than Caucasian (misdiagnosis not because there are  more in African people), recovery is faster o Research into the causes (newer) Technology greatly helps in finding causes Functional MRI – better. Research in other fields helps psychology as well, …
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2008 for the course PSYCH 127 taught by Professor Lopez during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.

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5-7-08 Psych127 Lecture 11 - Psychology 127 Abnormal...

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