Postpartum psychosis: A mother’s story | BBC Tomorrow’s World

We walked down this bare brick-walled corridor towards the Mother and Baby Unit. And Tom’s holding my hand quite firmly, and I hear this baby scream, and I just drop his hand and turn and run in the opposite direction, because right then, I know that what they do is they find bad mums like me, they collect them up,…

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Catatonic Schizophrenia

We are presenting three patients showing characteristic symptoms of stuporous catatonia. These patients have been hospitalized from 5 to 15 years, and the stupor is not as complete as it was during the acute stages of their illness. The behavior and attitude of these patients however, has not changed for several years. The leading symptom is immobility and lack of…

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The Impact of Depression in Parkinson’s Disease

  – I DID NOT RETIRE WHEN I WANTED TO.   I ANTICIPATED WORKING FOR AT LEAST 2 OR 3 MORE YEARS   BECAUSE REALLY I ENJOYED WHAT I DID.   WE USED TO GO TO NEVADA OR ARIZONA, AND I USED TO DO   THE ROCK CLIMBING.   WHEN YOU GET THE SHAKES, LIKE I’M GETTING RIGHT NOW,  …

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Avatar therapy for schizophrenia

Avatar: ‘You’re rubbish, you’re rubbish, you’re a waste of space’ Lauren: ‘ Can you go away please?’ ‘That’s good Lauren, that’s good but can you try and make it a bit stronger for me?’ ‘Sit up, look at him’ ‘Tell him to go away, ok?’ Avatar therapy is for people who hear distressing auditory hallucinations or voices so these are…

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Understanding Early Psychosis – Tara Niendam, Department of Psychiatry

Hello, my name is Tara Niendam, and I am here at the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Today I’m going to talk about my work related to understanding early psychosis. So when we think about psychosis, oftentimes we think about a variety of different disorders, but all of these disorders, when they have psychosis, are characterized by…

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Positive Symptoms and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Hey what’s up I’m Rachel Star schizophrenic so if you’ve had schizophrenia for a while or like mental disorder you’ve probably heard positive symptoms and negative symptoms so what does that mean let’s make an imaginary like baseline normal person so this is like baseline normal okay so a positive symptom is anything added on that let’s say a normal…

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Schizophrenia: finding new treatments

Having seen examples of patients with schizophrenia, I think, we really need new therapeutic targets and we really need to understand how these patients develop this disorder. And what’s really exciting about early intervention is we have the cance to intervene early, we have the chance to treat these patients when they walk in and to hopefully prevent further relapses.…

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What Is Schizophrenia Like?

– God and just when you think it stops it just starts up again. Yeah, I’m ready for it to be done. (light music) – Today we’re doing a simulation of hearing voices. – I have never done anything like this before. – I’m doing the simulation today for my brother. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia recently. – I have…

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Schizophrenia: Neurotransmitter Tracts & Other Causes – Psychiatry | Lecturio

Now, we’re going to talk about one of the most important of the psychotic disorders, which is schizophrenia. So what is schizophrenia? It’s a psychiatric disorder characterized by a constellation of abnormalities in thinking, in motion, and behavior. Here’s some facts about schizophrenia. It affects approximately 1% of people over their lifetime. Men and women are equally affected. Men present…

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