Schizophrenia

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Name the researcher who believes Schizophrenia is the product of dysfunctional families?
Bateson
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What term did he use for the conflicting messages given by parents?
Word salad
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Laing thought schizophrenia was a ....... response to an ......... world
sane, insane
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How many scizophrenics were abused as children?
Half of Schizophrenics
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In what terms does the Cognitive approach explain Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is blamed in terms of faulty information processing
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Whose life supports the psychological aetiologies of Schizophrenia?
Linda Hart
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What early childhood experience does she think lead to her schizophrenia
She felt abandoned after she found her father dead aged 3 on the bathroom floor
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The research into the psychological explanation is high on what?
validity
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Why?
Studies of Hart and Laing are based on valuable insight and detail
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However, these studies are often based on personal opinion and experiences so are ……………………….. rather than …………………………
subjective rather than objective
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On what grounds can this be criticised?
reductionist
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Why?
emphasising the importance of nuture and environment in causing S
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29. Name the explanation that suggests perhaps we are born with a genetic tendency to schizophrenia but it takes stressful life events to trigger it off?
Diathesis-stress explanation
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If we can understand what causes S then what can we go on to do?
Develop of atypical antipsychotic drugs such as clozpine
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