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MHS 252 Guest Lecture 02:04 Psychiatry, society, and Globalization Guest Lecture February 17 th Schizophrenia in History Historical shift from calmness and docility to violence and racial implications used to be a disorder of white women and white male artists who use flourished  language Used be a disorder of creativity (now considered more bipolar) 1960’s and 70’s: emergence of angry black man with schizophrenia Popular representations of schizophrenia shifted: culture impacts the way that  psychiatric disorders are perceived and diagnosed FBI adds black mental patient to top 10 most wanted list: plastered on newspapers Hospital wards desegregated: leads to research comparing black and white instances of  disease “protest psychosis”:  black men being driven into new forms of schizophrenia. Not only  makes them hostile and violent but also makes them hate white people
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Unformatted text preview: Antipsychotic medications started to show African tribal masks and language such as “primitive” (sociologically backwards language) Profile of schizophrenic went from white housewife curing the disorder with sewing to heavy medication and caricatures of black men Change in psychiatric diagnosis (used to be split personality but in 1968 DSM II suddenly it is persecutory delusions, hostile/aggressive attitude, and projection) Many men would develop mental stress and/or disorders while imprisoned in psychiatric hospitals Psychiatric hospitals start to reflect image of prisons rather than hospitals Moats were dug around the hospitals This change in the social status of diagnosis is discussed later in the “looping effect” conversations Helps to discredit populations Refers to other studies Aids in creating more social stigma...
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  • Spring '14
  • Behague
  • MHS, Moats, schizophrenia., DSM II, Globalization Guest Lecture

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