Subtypes of psychotic disorders
A. Residual schizophrenia- absence of prominent delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, and grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior. Continued evidence of some light symptoms. Usually reserved for those who experience a schizophrenic episode but not another. B. Schizoaffective disorder- A major depressive episode or manic episode occurs with symptoms of schizophrenia. C....
Handy facts: -Urban living, immigration, cannabis, being Afro-Caribbean in the UK, and having a family history increase risk. -Individuals with overbearing or critical families (EE) have a poor prognosis, even worse than for those living alone. -38 percent of patients show a reasonable form of recovery. -16 percent recover to the point where they need no form of treatment. -John Nash totally...
The Tarasoff Law
-Spells out a therapist’s responsibility in situations where there has been an explicit threat on a specific person’s life. But should individuals be told if there is adequate protection and the homicidal individual is treated and no longer has the same feelings?
Milieu Therapy in Mental Hospitals
Part of an effort to make the hospital community a therapeutic one. 1)Staff expectations are clearly communicated to patients. Both positive and negative feedback are used to encourage appropriate verbalizations and actions by patients. 2) Patients are encouraged to become involved in all decisions made, and in all actions taken, concerning them. A self-care, DIY attitude prevails. 3) All...
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What men mean when they talk about their “crazy” ex-girlfriend is often that she...– Lady, You Really Aren’t “Crazy” (via sparkamovement) ouch (via botchbot)
I think you sound like an angel, and everyone else sounds like demons.– Tom Haverford (about Ann’s singing) Parks and Recreation
Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes.: Olden... →
destrophy: Combine one word from each of the three columns below, prefaced with “Thou”: Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 artless base-court apple-john bawdy bat-fowling baggage beslubbering beef-witted barnacle bootless beetle-headed bladder churlish boil-brained boar-pig cockered clapper-clawed...