Schizophrenia Is A Very Serious Mental Disorder

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Schizophrenia’s Reality

Danielle Kelly

PSY630: Psychopharmacology

Instructor T. Cox

May 30, 2016

Schizophrenia’s Reality Schizophrenia is a very serious mental disorder. This disorder affects many people across the world as it does not matter an individual’s age, race, and their economic levels. An individual’s personality is distorted and they can lose their sense of reality where the individual has an unclear thought process, false beliefs, or even hearing voices. There have been mental disorders that add on to schizophrenia where the individual develops substance abuse, experience depression, and has an anxiety disorder and among other symptoms. Treatment for schizophrenia has come a long way in development as research progresses towards finding out what causes and the reactions from this disorder. A deeper look into the drug treatment for schizophrenia will show whether the treatment will help or cause further harm to this disorder. Through this critical review, an individual will be able to understand this disorder and the common medication treatment that affects the neurotransmitters and receptors and the theories of the human body that is diagnosed with schizophrenia. The thinking process and the outcome of the behaviors come to question when looking at an individual diagnosed with schizophrenia. One may not understand why an individual would have outbursts or believe what the voices may or may not be telling them to do. A…
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