Mental Schiophrenia.txt

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Mental Schiophrenia.txt
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  1. Schizophrenia
    • complex mental illness affecting ~1% of the people worldwide
    • unable to:
    • differentiate between real and unreal experiences
    • think logically
    • have normal emotional responses
    • behave normally in social situations
  2. 3 categories of Symptons of Schizophrenia
    • Postive symptoms
    • cognitive deficits
    • negative symptoms
  3. Postive symptoms of Schizophrenia
    • hallucinations
    • delusions
    • thought disorders
    • movement disorders
  4. cognitive deficits Schizophrenia
    • poor executive functioning
    • attention deficits
    • problems with working memory
  5. negative symptoms Schizophrenia
    • flat affect
    • lack of pleasure in everyday life
    • diminished ability to initiate and sustained planned activity
    • speaking infrequently, even when force to interact
    • Poor basic hygiene
    • needs help with everyday activities
  6. Treatments of Schizophrenia
    • Electroconvulsive shock therapy
    • psychotherapy
    • medications-antipsychotics (neuroleptics)
    • Meds- therapeutic goal - anagonize dopamine receptors in forebrain, hindbrain, and limbic region
    • Meds-Adverse effect - dopamine receptor antagonism associated with tardive dyskinesia, a repetitive tic-like movment
    • Med - Ypical antipsychoitics
    • Meds - atypical antipsychotics

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