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Aetiologies of Schizophrenia

Introduction

Schizophrenia is characterised by a profound disruption of cognitive and emotion, which effects a
person's language, thoughts, perception, affect and sense of self. The symptoms of schizophrenia
are broken down into two categories positive and negative. Positive symptoms include delusions
which are seeing things as something…

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Cognitive Approach

Cognitive psychologist believes that the initial sensory experience of schizophrenia is caused by
biological factors, but other symptoms of the disorder appear as the individual try to understand and
cope with the experience. For example when a person first experiences voices and other people
can't hear the same…

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