John Nash

A math genius that did not know he had schizophrenia

Symptoms of Schizophrenia: Delusions, Hallucinations, Disorganized thinking, suicidal thoughts and Negative symptoms

Diagnosis of Schizophrenia: Doctors diagnosis this disorder mainly by its symptoms. For a diagnosis , symptoms must have been present for six months and include at least one month of active symptoms.

Symptoms in DSM V: Delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, grossly disorganized, negative symptoms, continuous signs of the disturbance persist for at least 6 months. During this time the person have to have at least 1 month of symptoms during this time. Lastly, it causes a disturbance in your daily life.

The changes on schizophrenia differ from the DSM IV and the DSM V. The first change is the elimination of the attribution to bizarre delusions. Individual must have one of these symptoms of delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized speech to be diagnosed with schizophrenia.

The treatment for Schizophrenia includes: Medication, therapy, and electroconvulsive therapy.

Our patient John Nash did have the disorder according to DSM V. He loss his ability to teach and do research. He also had paranoia, and hallucinations. According to the DSM V these symptoms the effect of schizophrenia.

Micaiah Baker, Ashe

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2 years ago
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it looks really organized but we don't know who Josh Nash is so a picture would have been helpful

2 years ago
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Also agree would have loved a picture, but great work! The explanations are interesting and great set up, makes for an overall great presentation.

2 years ago
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love the info about the DSM. not a lot of groups included that

2 years ago
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I agree I would love a picture as well but your information and format is very great. Clear and Concise !! :)