UMass Amherst PSYCH 380 - Case study #1; Schizophrenia and BIopsychosocial Model (4 pages)

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Case study #1; Schizophrenia and BIopsychosocial Model

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In this class we went over case study #1, Andrew. Andrew believed that there were 3 Martians with him at all time. We talked about the biopsychosocial model and the contributing factors.


Lecture number:
2
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Psych 380 - Abnormal Psychology
Edition:
1

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Psych 380 1nd Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Current Lecture I Biopsychosocial model II Case Study 1 Andrew III Schizophrenia a Delusions b Hallucinations IV Protective factors V A Beautiful Mind Current Lecture I Case Study 1 Andrew Important to know for class o Biopsychosocial model o Different sources of stress that can contribute to mental disorders o Vulnerabilities Contributors to this Biological o Genetics Ex history of diabetes in family you are more inclined to have diabetes o Everything going on in your body that affects the way you think behave etc o Ex sleep injuries hormonal changes food you eat drug use Sociocultural o Family o Government o Peers o Work o Racism o Socioeconomic status Psychosocial o Your personality feelings emotions o Associated history with how you became who you are today as a person o Loss death These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o o o o o o o Failure Sibling rivalry Bullying Abuse Self talk negative positive Guild regret Case study 1 Andrew o Andrew was Dr Halgin s first patient o 20 year old man from New York o Andrew had been in the psychiatric ward for six months because of hallucination he had been having o Definition of delusion False inception o Definition of hallucination False perception o Andrew s hallucination delusion Perceived three Martians to be with him and believed that they were his friends Talked to them Considered them important to him Diagnosed with schizophrenia Schizophrenia o Disorder in which people have hallucinations and believe in delusions o Disconnect with reality o Attempted treatment Antipsychotic medication Phenothiazine Ex fluorazine o Major tranquilizer o Sedates people who are very agitated Andrew prescribed 400 mg day Side effects Mummy effect Makes your body very stiff Irregular movements Similar to people with Parkinson s Can also cause tardive dyskinesia o Tardive dyskinesia



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