Helmsley's model

Cognitive model

Neuropsychological model

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  • Helmsley's model
    • 1993
    • some psychotic symptoms
      • arise from disconnection between
        • stored knowledge
        • current sensory input
    • Stored knowledge= schemas
      • we know what to expect of a familiar event
      • choose quickly what to pay attention to
        • due to familiarity
        • choose automatically
    • Sz patients
      • differentiation between
        • schema
        • new event/ situations
          • does not occur
            • schema
      • do not know what to ignore
      • internal events
        • misinterpreted as sensations
          • caused by external stimuli
          • can result in hallucinations
    • Believes caused by abnormalities in hippocampus
    • no unequivocal evidence to support

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