Satire Essay

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Shelby McBride Psychology: Schizophrenia Mr. Harpenau December 2, 2012 Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it hard for people to think clearly, distinguish between was is real and not real, act normally in social situations, and much more. For someone who has schizophrenia, in order for them to get better they need to recognize all symptoms including positive, negative, and cognitive (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001925). One in every one hundred people will develop some type of schizophrenia throughout their life. Studies say that it occurs between ages 15 and 35. (http://www.understandingschizophrenia.org/en/content/about-schizophrenia/). Schizophrenia is considered an extremely complex disorder that affects a person emotionally and physically. It changes the way one thinks completely. A person who has schizophrenia views the world with a completely different perspective than they did before they had the disorder. It affects how they understand, act, and experience things in everyday life. A positive symptom of schizophrenia includes hallucinations-seeing, tasting, smelling, hearing, or feeling something that nobody else around that person senses. There are different types of hallucinations that associate with schizophrenia, some of them including auditory hallucinations, visual hallucinations, tactile hallucinations, and olfactory hallucinations (http://www.livestrong.com/article/34390-schizophrenia-types-hallucinations/). Auditory hallucinations are the most common type of hallucination involved with schizophrenia. Someone who has auditory hallucinations may hear voices speaking to them which aren’t actually there, and overall this causes that person to panic. An example of an auditory hallucination might be a patient hearing a voice that are warning him/her of upcoming danger, or the voices telling him/her to do something that

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