The article has expanded the lessons that we learnt that caregivers are hardly

The article has expanded the lessons that we learnt

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caregivers suffer in the hands of schizophrenic patients. The article has expanded the lessons that we learnt that caregivers are hardly supported even when it has been known that they suffer serious effects. Additionally, the article presented the break-up in relationships that happens when a family member is diagnosed with the illness. Further, were the therapy methods for those suffering from schizophrenia. While the article narrowed down to a few but were part of the modes of therapy that we had learned and discussed in class. There was a raft of questions that the article raised and those included the reason why schizophrenia patients and their carers have never received the optimum care that they deserve. Is it because it only affects a small percentage of Americans since Remington et al (2016) argue that it affects less than 1% of Americans. Another question that I had was whether schizophrenia is being taught in American schools enough in order to quash stereotypes which are very
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ARTICLE CRITIQUE 3 3 common in the societies. One last question that I could hardly get away from is the condition of Leanne’s brother now since her story is over 10 years old now. Currently there is no physical or lab test that is able to diagnose schizophrenia absolutely. It is diagnosed through clinical symptoms. People diagnosed with schizophrenia will experience a combination of positive and negative symptoms. Generally, positive symptoms are an additional experience while negative ones lead to a reduction in living experiences. Examples of
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