Chapter 13 Schizophrenia - SCHIZOPHRENIA AND OTHER...

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SCHIZOPHRENIA AND OTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS Perspectives on Schizophrenia EARLY FIGURES IN DIAGNOSING SCHIZOPHRENIA - Haslam o Observations on Madness and Melancholy - Pineal - Morel o démence (loss of mind) o précoce (early, premature) - Kraepelin o distinct disorders – all fall under dementia praecox catatonia hebephrenia paranoia (delusions of grandeur or persecution) o distinguished dementia praecox from manic-depressive illness early onset poor outcome characteristic numerous symptoms hallucinations delusions negativism stereotyped behavior - Bleuler o Introduced term schizophrenia o Schizein = split o Phren = mind o associative splitting of basic functions of personality IDENTIFYING SYMPTOMS - # of behaviors or symptoms that aren’t necessarily shared by all people who are given this diagnosis - Hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that others do not) - Delusions Clinical Description, Symptoms, and Subtypes PSYCHOTIC = unusual behaviors that involves delusions and/or hallucinations POSITIVE SYMPTOMS - Delusions o Delusion (disorder of thought content) o Delusion of grandeur o Delusions of persecution (others out to get them) o Capgras Syndrome (belief that someone they know has been replaced by a double)
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 350 taught by Professor Lynum during the Spring '06 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Chapter 13 Schizophrenia - SCHIZOPHRENIA AND OTHER...

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