* Personality disorders: defined by experiences and behaviours that can differ from the social norm. Individuals diagnosed with a personality disorder may experience difficulties in cognition, emotiveness, interpersonal functioning or control of impulses * Anxiety disorder: excessive feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. * Psychotic disorders: refers to an abnormal condition of the mind, and is the term for a mental state often described as involving a "loss of contact with reality". People suffering from psychosis are described as psychotic. * Substance-related disorders: when an individual consumes a substance (drugs, alcohol) in amounts which are harmful to themselves or others.
In a patient with paranoid schizophrenia, they may be suffering with positive symptoms such as command auditory hallucinations of an aggressive nature, increasing the likely risk of becoming violent (Balaratnasingam, 2011). Many different tools are used to formulate a risk assessment. Different services may have different policies and procedures to formulate a risk assessment. Risk assessments are utilised to focus on the patient’s individual needs. Risk assessments are also designed to manage and identify areas of concern, either to the patient or health professional’s involved in the care of the patient.
John Nash: A Beautiful Mind-Schizophrenia This paper focuses on schizophrenia as it is manifested in the movie A Beautiful Mind. There is a brief introduction to schizophrenia. A concise synopsis of the film is also provided in the paper. The aspects of schizophrenia discussed in relation to the film in this paper include the sign and symptoms, social effects and treatment of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia refers to a psychiatric disorder which affects the coherence of one’s personality due to emotional instability and detachment from reality.
Schizophrenia can be managed, but it requires the assistance of medication and possibly other therapies. The wishful thinking of Elizabeth A. Richter in the thought that a person with schizophrenia can cure themselves is just a dream. The reality for people with schizophrenia is a lifestyle change that requires managing a disease with the aid of medication and therapies. Often times when a person with schizophrenia chooses to go off of medication they fall back into the world of delusions and faltered reality. This can cause upheaval and damage relationships within their life.
These theories are different because Psychodynamic theory deals with mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and nonschizophrenia psychotic disorders. These people hear voices in their heads telling them what to do, as for people with behavioral disorder do what they were praised for doing as a child and with a personality disorder, they lacked the love and attention and do what they see
Anxiety disorders: Is a feeling of unease, such a worry or fear, that can be mild or severe. Psychotic disorders: are mental illnesses that are characterised by psychotic symptoms, which can generally be described as a loss of contact with reality. Substance related disorders: are disorders of dependence, intoxication, abuse, and substance withdrawal caused by various substances, both legal and illegal. Eating disorders: Any of a range of psychological disorders characterised by abnormal or disturbed eating habits such as anorexia nervous. Cognitive disorders: Are a category of mental health disorders that primary affect learning,memory, perception, and problem solving and include; amnesia, dementia and delirium.
(Mental Health America) The biological factor responsible is yet unknown, however scientists believe the illness has a biological cause involving some type of disturbance in the brain. (Mueser, Jeste, V., 2008) This idea is based on the most widely accepted biological theory known as Dopamine Hypothesis. An imbalance in the neurotransmitter dopamine is believed to exist in schizophrenia. Dopamine is known to be an important neurotransmitter that controls thoughts and feelings, both of which are disturbed in schizophrenia. The imbalance of these chemicals affects the way a person’s brain responds to stimuli, which would explain why a person with schizophrenia might be overwhelmed by sensory information (loud music or bright lights), which other people can easily cope with.
Disorganized schizophrenia is when their behavior or speech is much unorganized and could cause inappropriate emotion. Catatonic schizophrenia causes one to repeat another ones behavior or speech purposely. Undifferentiated schizophrenia has many and varied symptoms. Residual schizophrenia has withdrawals. Someone can have an identical twin and only one could have schizophrenia.
These include disorders of which many are classed as depressive disorders. Examples include Bipolar disorder, post-natal depression, It generally refers to people exhibiting symptoms which are thought to have come about because of a disturbance in the persons mood. Main signs/symptoms can include, difficulty maintaining normal relationships, Bouts of mania followed by very low moods (bipolar), lack of interest, not finding pleasure in any/all activities (melancholy), inability to bond (postnatal depression), significant weight loss/gain. Mood disorders can also be induced by the use of substances such as alcohol/drugs
Ps Psychiatric Disorders, Diseases, and Drugs By: Kim Kidder PSY 240 Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it difficult to tell the difference between real and unreal experiences, to think logically, to have normal emotional responses, and to behave normally in social situations. Symptoms of schizophrenia may vary; usually the illness develops slowly over months or even years. At first the symptoms may not be noticeable, for example, you may feel tense, or have trouble sleeping or concentrating. You may become isolated and withdrawn, and have trouble making or keeping friends. As the illness continues psychotic symptoms develop; an appearance or mood that shows