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2. Rosenhan's insane study found that

  • 7/8 fake patients were diagnosed with Schizophrenia
  • no fake patients successfully got diagnosed with the disorder
  • 5/8 fake patients got diagnosed with the disorder and 2 were diagnosed with bipolar
  • all the fake patients were diagnosed with Schizophrenia

3. a difference between the ICD and the DSM is

  • the ICD doesnt include symptoms such as delusions and negative symptoms but the DSM does
  • the DSM states two symptoms must be present for a month to be diagnosed whereas the ICD only needs one first rank for a month
  • the DSM states two months of persistent symptoms is necessary whereas the ICD only suggests one month is needed

4. what is Schizophrenia?

  • a serious mental disorder characterised by severe disruptions in psychological functioning which affects thoughts, perception, language, emotion and loss of contact with reality
  • a condition with symptoms of extreme mood swings
  • a mental disorder characterised by two different personalities that alternately control a persons personality which can prevent a high quality of life

5. validity is

  • how varied a participant group is
  • the extent to which something measures what it intends too
  • the extent to which the test can be seen as scientific
  • the likelihood that different clinicians will arrive at the same diagnosis for the patient


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