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Unformatted text preview: Good in school; interest in the arts Imaginative & idealistic Feelings of inferiority Discomfort in interpersonal relations If left untreated, can lead to schizophrenia Edvard Munch: The Shriek, The Cry, The Scream; treated for paranoia & depression 3. Prognosis through art Louis Wain paranoid schizophrenia; cats Vincent Van Gogh Geschwinds syndrome = form of temporal lobe epilepsy between seizures, a severe personality disorder w/ 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: 1 in 40 people; equally seen in men & women Causes: environmental, genetic predisposition, & biochemical (low level of serotonin) Treatment: anti-anxiety agents (Prozac, Paxil, ), behavior therapy, or cognitive therapy...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2008 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Maas, j during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '06
- MAAS, J