Unit 4 Psychology: Schizophrenia

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Ellanson & Ross
Classifications: People with DID have more schizophrenic sympotms than schizophrenics.
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Frith
Classifications: The larynx is active when the person hears voices.
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Schneider
Classifications: Delusions are often the person mistaking their own actions from an outside source.
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Gottesman (Twins)
Biological explanations: Genetics. MZ twins had a 48% concordance rate compared to 17% for DZ twins.
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Cardno
Biological explanations: Genetics. MZ twins concordance 26%, DZ twins 0%.
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Tienari
Biological explanations: Genetics. Adopted children with schizophrenic mothers had a concordance rate of 10% compared to !% for control group.
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Gottesman (Family)
Biological explanations: Genetics. If both parents had schizophrenia, the child was 46% likely to develop schizophrenia.
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Seeman
Biological explanations: Biochemicals. Post-mortems of schizophrenics show an increase of dopamine levels.
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Sczesko
Biological explanations: Brain structure. Schizophrenics brains are symmetrical, which is abnormal.
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Johnston
Biological explanations: Brain structure. The hippocampus of a schizophrenic is smaller than average.
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Classifications: The larynx is active when the person hears voices.

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Frith

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Classifications: Delusions are often the person mistaking their own actions from an outside source.

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Biological explanations: Genetics. MZ twins had a 48% concordance rate compared to 17% for DZ twins.

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Biological explanations: Genetics. MZ twins concordance 26%, DZ twins 0%.

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