IUB PSY-P 324 - schizo outline (11 pages)

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Indiana University, Bloomington
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Psy-P 324 - ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

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Schizophrenia Definition group of psychotic disorders characterized by major disturbances in I THOUGHT EMOTION BEHAVIOR In Greek division of two often confused with DID disorder break from reality Brief psychotic episode typically happens under extreme stress and has to last less than a month and no prior symptoms does not happen commonly pilot yelling bomb on plane II III Features A prevalence 1 higher in 1st degree relatives parents siblings kids B onset early mid 20s in males earlier severity is higher females late 20s early 30s C gender equally male and female Symptoms A NO essential symptoms very heterogeneous Lack Insight don t know that your belief is out of proportion B Positive Symptoms positive excess 1 Types of positive symptoms a delusions a fixed false beliefs can t talk someone out of a delusions they believe that what they want 1 persecution belief one is being punished or followed or someone is trying to hurt you 2 grandeur belief one is someone special or has special abilities those things can t happen in real life Ex Mary thought she was a spy for Jesus can control the weather 3 Christs of Ypsilanti Someone thought they were the emperor of Antarctica SUBSET of grandeur Erotomania eros sexual love YOU believe that someone of higher status is in love with you o Ex celebrity stalkers letterman got into his house stole his car and called herself Mrs Letterman Truman show delusion people are watching you constantly reality feeds into this FAIRLY NEW 3 reference Irrelevant stimuli has some special meaning to you Ex when a dog barks Jesus has a message for her billboard advertise TV o yates watching cartoons and thought she was a bad mother daughter prostitute and sons pimps drug dealers 4 control outside forces control self Mircochips in head teeth and listening to their thoughts Amanda Bynes thought someone put a microchip in her head Govenrnment People who behave violently are prone to these delusions anger 1 Delusion of persecution 2 Belief being



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