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SCHIZOPHRENIA AND THE EFFECTS ON THE HUMAN MIND 1 Schizophrenia and The Effects on The Human Mind Psychology Paper Carlos O. Alonzo Metropolitan Community College, Penn Valley
SCHIZOPHRENIA AND THE EFFECTS ON THE HUMAN MIND 2 Abstract This study was to see average people if they knew psychological disorders. The study specified on telling three disorders and then later talking about the cause for why it happened. For the majority of the study it surrounded a very generic result. For the majority (80%) of the 10 participants they said that depression was something that was a psychological disorder and the cause was either anxiety, stress and an area that causes mental anguish. The next most common disorders that (70%) said bipolar disorder was another and the cause for it was being insecure about your feeling in certain situations and confusing about your mentality. Later after the first study was done a second study focused around Schizophrenia. When asking the participants their thoughts of the disorder they claimed that it was something that should be considered a body disability and not a psychological disorder. When asked about the cause 50% of the study believed that it had something to do with an extra chromosome or a possible birth defect. The other 50% of the group had said that it was a disease or a virus that affected people with schizophrenia. The following of the study focuses around what is schizophrenia and the things that surrounds it. Keywords : Disorders, Psychology, Schizophrenia,
SCHIZOPHRENIA AND THE EFFECTS ON THE HUMAN MIND 3 Schizophrenia and The Effects on The Human Mind Psychology Paper Knowing the People To get a better grasp on how people know about any disorders are known a study was made to see if average everyday people know anything about psychological disorder. The exam surrounded their knowledge to only three disorders and asking how they believed it was developed. When asking there was a significant amount who knew the disorders that were about depression and bipolar disorder. When asking the cause, the majority, 60%, said that it was stress related (depression), and unknowing and stress on your feelings at the moment. After that the answers for the last disorder was all over the place. Ranging from OCD (obsessive compulsive

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