Biological approach of disorder

HideShow resource information

Biological approach of disorder

Schizophrenia

Positive symptons:

  • Halluncinations (hearing voices)
  • Delusions (feel persecuted by others)

Negative symptons:

  • Inactivity
  • Lack of emotional or behavioural responsiveness

Patients can show a mix of positive and negative symptons

Depression

  • Depressed mood
  • Disrupted sleeping pattern, Apathy

Explanations for abnormality:

  • Traumatic experience
  • Inherit genetically
  • Chemical inbalance (Brain)
  • Structures
  • Environment

Three Assumptions in relation to biological…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all resources »