case study two - Lisully Ramirez Professor Hollenback Abnormal Psychology 5 November 2019 Case Study 2 After reviewing the case of Louise Larkin I can

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Lisully Ramirez Professor Hollenback Abnormal Psychology 5 November 2019 Case Study 2 After reviewing the case of Louise Larkin, I can come to the conclusion that she is Schizophrenic. The lack of “normality” in her personal, social and occupational functioning due to her disturbed thoughts and abnormal actions or emotions. A definition to describe what schizophrenia is “a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.” In her report, Louise held a job as a supervisor in the occupational therapy department of a large hospital, a job that could surely take an emotional toll on her life and cause a great amount of stress. It also says she was engaged to a man, but later on he broke off the engagement but it wasn’t specified why he broke it off but even then a trauma like that could have caused her a great deal of stress. These events could
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