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PSYA4: Psychopathology; Schizophrenia
PSYA4: Schizophrenia Checklist
Diagn
osing
schizo
phreni
a
Identify and describe positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
Identify different subtypes of schizophrenia
Evaluate the reliability and validity of diagnosing schizophrenia
Evaluate other factors effecting schizophrenia including:
a) Labelling
b) Cultural bias
Cause
s of
schizo
phreni
a
Outline the biological explanations of schizophrenia including:
a) The genetic hypothesis
b) The dopamine hypothesis
c) Brain structure
Evaluate the biological explanations of schizophrenia
Outline the psychological explanations of schizophrenia including:
a) The Behavioural approach
b) The Psychodynamic approach
c) The Cognitive Approach
d) Family Models
e) Labelling
Evalaute the psychological explanations of schizophrenia
Use the stress-diathesis model to evaluate the explanations
Treat
ments
of
Schizo
phreni
a
Outline biological treatments of schizophrenia including
a) Drugs
b) ECT
Evaluate biological treatments of schizophrenia
Outline psychological treatments of schizophrenia including:
a) Social intervention
b) CBT
c) Beck & Ellis theory
d) Family intervention e.g. (EE)
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