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Unformatted text preview: 2.8.11 Predictors of Outcome-poor-male-family history-younger onset-slow onset-negative symptoms-poor insight-childhood problems-abnormal MRI-poor response to meds Younger Age at Death-accidents- twice the rate of motor vehicle accidents- more likely to be killed as pedestrians-diseases-poor diet, group settings, smoking-i.e. tuberculosis, influenza-poor medical care-less likely to be taken seriously-homelessness- more susceptible to accidents and diseases-suicide Suicide-risk factors-male, less than 30 years old-depressive symptoms (in addition to psychosis)-unemployment-recent discharge from hospital Prevalence of SZ-associated variables-gender-class-environs-race-birth Palau, Micronesia-developing world-no real concept of employment-a lot of people earn living by fishing, collecting fruit, tending to fields-behavioral health department-much higher rate of schizophrenia, low rate of bipolar disorder-symptoms do not seem as serious-incident rate of schizophrenia the same, but seems much less serious-no pressure to conform to societal standards Iowa 2.8.112....
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course PSYC 3900H taught by Professor Mcdowell during the Spring '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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