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Title: Schizophrenia and Personality Disorders


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  • Schizophrenia and Personality Disorders

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Schizophrenia
  • Characterized by disorganized through and
    delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and
    inappropriate emotions and actions
  • Delusion irrational, unjustifiable, usually
    paranoid, belief of persecution by an unseen
    entity, delusions of grandeur (Im Napoleon)
  • Hallucinations perception of non-existent,
    external stimuli, usually auditory but can be
    visual (rarely)
  • May result from breakdown of selective attention

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  • Inappropriate emotions and actions related to
    schizophrenia
  • May laugh at a funeral, get angry at a childs
    birthday party for no reason
  • Flat affect emotionless state

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Onset and development
  • Psychology Triggering experiences, genes
    predisposed to react to trauma
  • Biochemical 6x the normal amount of dopamine
    receptors dopamine hypothesis
  • Which type of medication is going to be necessary
    to treat schizophrenia?

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Other possible links
  • prenatal virus that affects brain development,
    possibly in the thalamus.
  • People conceived in Winter months are more apt to
    develop schizophrenia in Northern hemisphere,
    while the reverse is true in the Southern.
  • Amphetamines and cocaine sometimes intensify
    symptoms.
  • Dopamine is also associated with physical
    movement, disruption of it is associated with
    schizophrenia.
  • Brain anatomy they have abnormal brain tissue,
    low frontal lobe activity.
  • Thalamusreactions are smaller than normal and
    are reactive--that may cause brain
    overstimulation.

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Genetic links
  • Genetic factors
  • Definite genetic link the closer you are
    genetically to someone with Schizophrenia, the
    more likely you are to get it.
  • 1 in 100 people get it.
  • 1 in 10 of siblings
  • 1 in 2 identical twins, even if raised apart

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Rule of Thirds
  • About 1/3 of people who develop schizophrenia
    have one episode, 1/3 have recurring episodes,
    and 1/3 are chronic with unremitting symptoms

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Personality Disorders
  • Characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior
    patterns that impair social functioning
  • Prognosis for treatment is usually not very good

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Antisocial (previously Asocial or sociopathic
disorder)
  • Usually men
  • Usually emerges before 15
  • Person may be aggressive and/or ruthless.
  • Deceiving or conning others or be aggressive
    sexually with no remorse.
  • Psychopaths, serial killers, sociopaths.

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Histrionic
  • displays shallow, attention-getting behaviors,
    feeling uncomfortable when not the center of
    attention.
  • Acting in an aggressive, sexual way that makes
    others uncomfortable
  • Rapid shifting of emotions. Dressing
    provocatively to gain attention, speaks in
    dramatic tones.

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Narcissistic
  • Preoccupied with themselves and an exaggerated
    sense of their own importance-self-focused,
    self-inflating
  • Whats the difference between Narcissistic and
    Histrionic?

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Schizoid
  • eccentric behavior expressed as emotionless
    disengagement

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Avoidant
  • Anxiety expressed through fearful sensitivity to
    rejection causing sufferer to withdraw
  • Which other types of disorders does this sound
    like?

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Borderline
  • unstable sense of self
  • rapidly changing affect
  • will be clingy one minute and then hostile the
    next try to pull people close and then do things
    to drive them away
  • very manipulative to gain attention unstable
    relationships
  • Very poor prognosis for recovery, so some
    therapists wont even treat them.
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