Hearing Voices and Other Psychotic Symptoms
What is recovery and what are the factors that contribute to and hinder recovery from serious mental illness such as schizophrenia (Please use at least three personal accounts from the readings to illustrate your answer)?
What is the basic definition of schizophrenia and what are the major positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia? Use at least one personal account from the readings to illustrate your answer.
Explain the four major theories or causes of schizophrenia (i.e. Genes, Dopamine, Glutamate, Serotonin)?
What are the major effects and side effects of antipsychotic medications?