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  1.  Schizophrenia

    Slide 1 - Schizophrenia

    • A genetic disorder
    • Presentation by Keely Hutchinson
  2. The name of this disorder is Schizophrenia.It is a genetic disorder.

    Slide 2 - The name of this disorder is Schizophrenia.It is a genetic disorder.

  3. Although this disease was first noticed by Dr. Emile Kraepelin in 1887, the word "schizophrenia" has only been used to describe it for the last 100 years. Schizophrenia is generally believed to have accompanied mankind throughout their history.

    Slide 3 - Although this disease was first noticed by Dr. Emile Kraepelin in 1887, the word "schizophrenia" has only been used to describe it for the last 100 years. Schizophrenia is generally believed to have accompanied mankind throughout their history.

  4.  It is known that Schizophrenia runs in families, but no gene causes it by itself. Other research suggests that this illness can be partially caused if a gene that is key to making important chemicals for the brain malfunctions.

    Slide 4 - It is known that Schizophrenia runs in families, but no gene causes it by itself. Other research suggests that this illness can be partially caused if a gene that is key to making important chemicals for the brain malfunctions.

  5. Research on the aforementioned gene and other genes that could contribute to an individual having this illness is still ongoing. There is research being done on new methods of treating it and ways of diagnosing it.

    Slide 5 - Research on the aforementioned gene and other genes that could contribute to an individual having this illness is still ongoing. There is research being done on new methods of treating it and ways of diagnosing it.

  6. Currently, there is not a single test to determine if an individual has Schizophrenia

    Slide 6 - Currently, there is not a single test to determine if an individual has Schizophrenia

  7. Early symptoms of Schizophrenia generally first show in an individual’s teenage years

    Slide 7 - Early symptoms of Schizophrenia generally first show in an individual’s teenage years

  8. When schizophrenia is still developing, usually when the individual is in teenage years, they may start to exhibit early warning signs, such as a drop in grades, sleep problems, irritability, isolating oneself, withdrawing from others, and an increase in unusual thoughts and suspicions.

    Slide 8 - When schizophrenia is still developing, usually when the individual is in teenage years, they may start to exhibit early warning signs, such as a drop in grades, sleep problems, irritability, isolating oneself, withdrawing from others, and an increase in unusual thoughts and suspicions.

  9. As the illness progresses, Symptoms may come and go, they can be barely noticeable, or extremely severe. These later symptoms can include Hallucinations, delusions, thought or movement disorders, speaking little, lack of pleasure in everyday life, and trouble focusing or paying attention

    Slide 9 - As the illness progresses, Symptoms may come and go, they can be barely noticeable, or extremely severe. These later symptoms can include Hallucinations, delusions, thought or movement disorders, speaking little, lack of pleasure in everyday life, and trouble focusing or paying attention

  10. Around 1 percent of the general population have Schizophrenia.  This illness equally affects both genders and all ethnic groups

    Slide 10 - Around 1 percent of the general population have Schizophrenia.  This illness equally affects both genders and all ethnic groups

  11. Schizophrenia is recessive. The chance of having this illness greatly increases to 10 percent if a first-degree relative has the disorder, such as a parent

    Slide 11 - Schizophrenia is recessive. The chance of having this illness greatly increases to 10 percent if a first-degree relative has the disorder, such as a parent

  12. Once Schizophrenia is diagnosed, the symptoms can be managed by Antipsychotic medications and, after the individual has stabilized on these medications, they can begin Psychosocial treatments, treatments for substance abuse, rehabilitation, family education, behavioral therapy, and support groups.

    Slide 12 - Once Schizophrenia is diagnosed, the symptoms can be managed by Antipsychotic medications and, after the individual has stabilized on these medications, they can begin Psychosocial treatments, treatments for substance abuse, rehabilitation, family education, behavioral therapy, and support groups.

  13. Out of all people who have schizophrenia, 5 percent will commit suicide. 20 – 40 percent will have at least one suicide attempt. Schizophrenia patients’ life spans are shortened by 15 years on average by this disease.

    Slide 13 - Out of all people who have schizophrenia, 5 percent will commit suicide. 20 – 40 percent will have at least one suicide attempt. Schizophrenia patients’ life spans are shortened by 15 years on average by this disease.

  14. Artist Vincent van Gogh suffered schizophrenia, anxiety and bipolar disorder, he suffered psychotic episodes during the last two years of his life

    Slide 14 - Artist Vincent van Gogh suffered schizophrenia, anxiety and bipolar disorder, he suffered psychotic episodes during the last two years of his life

    • He committed suicide at age 37
  15. Vincent van GoghDrawing, Pencil, washed	“Road with Pollard Willows and Man with Broom”	October, 1881

    Slide 16 - Vincent van GoghDrawing, Pencil, washed “Road with Pollard Willows and Man with Broom” October, 1881

  16. Vincent van GoghGraphic, Lithograph27 Nov, 1882“Old Man with his Head in his Hands (At Eternity's Gate)”

    Slide 18 - Vincent van GoghGraphic, Lithograph27 Nov, 1882“Old Man with his Head in his Hands (At Eternity's Gate)”

  17. Vincent van GoghPainting, Oil on CanvasApril, 1885		“Peasant and Peasant Woman Planting Potatoes”

    Slide 20 - Vincent van GoghPainting, Oil on CanvasApril, 1885 “Peasant and Peasant Woman Planting Potatoes”

  18. Vincent van GoghPainting,Oil on CanvasSeptember, 1888												“Starry Night Over the Rhone”

    Slide 22 - Vincent van GoghPainting,Oil on CanvasSeptember, 1888 “Starry Night Over the Rhone”

  19. Vincent van Gogh		“The Starry Night”Painting,Oil on CanvasSeptember, 1888

    Slide 24 - Vincent van Gogh “The Starry Night”Painting,Oil on CanvasSeptember, 1888

  20. Vincent van GoghPainting, Oil on CanvasJanuary, 1890						‘Noon: Rest from Work (after Millet)”

    Slide 26 - Vincent van GoghPainting, Oil on CanvasJanuary, 1890 ‘Noon: Rest from Work (after Millet)”

  21. THEEND

    Slide 34 - THEEND