Schizophrenia impairment – Intro to Psychology

Now that we described each of the criteria that are used to diagnose individuals with schizophrenia, what do you think it means for someone living with this disorder? Can you think of an examples of how it can impair a person’s life? It turns out there are many ways this disorder can effect a person’s life. So let’s discuss this…

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Treating Schizophrenia with Antipsychotic Medication (1 of 4)

I think the data on whether a psychotic patients should be treated with an antipsychotic is fairly strong. The risks of being psychotic and the troubles that our patient can get into our being acutely psychotic are quite severe and can include suicide, so most psychiatrists would recommend antipsychotic treatment for patient who is suffering acute episode of psychosis. Now,…

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Stress Ended His Life (A case of Schizophrenia) – Psychology

Hello. It’s good to have you here. Today we are going to talk about a case I had long ago. It shows how stress attacks our weakest personality traits and shows the worst part of ourselves. Let’s talk about Franklin, a 28 year-old guy. He is short, thin and he looks kind of strange. He lives with his father, and…

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David Brain, Edelman: Getting in touch with the Schizophrenic inside ourselves

DAVID BRAIN: I think the current economic circumstances require a little bit of different approach from leaders at the moment. I said to a number of my colleagues now that I think all of us need to get in touch with the schizophrenic inside ourself. And what I mean by that is you have to act into ways that at…

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PLATO ON: The Forms

Asking one’s self and others what the perfect version of something is the ideal version might sound like a strange idea What is the perfect marriage? or career? or system of government? or school? It can feel immature and naïve to bother much with such questions they’re just daydreams. After all: who cares about ideal versions? we might as well…

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What is Literature for?

We have a general sense that these sort of places are filled with things that are deeply important, but what exactly is literature good for? Why should we spend our time reading novels or poems when out there, big things are going on. Let’s have a think about some of the ways literature benefits us.. Of course, it looks like…

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What Do You Think of Mental Illness?

What do you think of when you think of mental illness? A brain that doesn’t behave the way you think it should? Or one that takes you to some pretty dark places? Or keeps you up in the middle of the night? Do you think of the fun other people seem to be having around you? Or do you think…

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Understanding bipolar disorder – Intro to Psychology

People often throw around the term bipolar without really understanding what it means, or what it’s like to live with bipolar disorder. For example, people may call someone bipolar, just because they change moods during a stressful day. Check out these options, and tell me why you think it’s inappropriate to call this person bipolar. Choose as many as you…

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How Highly Successful People Think

– Have you wonder how to become successful? Have you wonder how successful people think? Over my career, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing probably hundreds, and hundreds of highly successful people. And today, I’m gonna to share with you exactly how we think. (upbeat music) To become successful, I think the very first thing you have to understand is…

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SOCIOLOGY – Max Weber

Max Weber is one of the philosophers best able to explain to us the peculiar economic system we live within called capitalism. Born Erfurt in Germany in 1864, Weber grew up to see his country convulsed by the dramatic changes of the Industrial Revolution. Cities were exploding in size. Vast companies were forming. A new managerial elite was replacing the…

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