Essays Tagged: "schizophrenic"

A book review on the Stephen King novel, Misery. "Misery: A Spine Tingling Thriller You'll Never Put Down"

, Paul Sheldon, a well-known author, had a very reasonable and passionate fear of Annie Wilkes, his schizophrenic 'number one fan' whose house he was being held prisoner in. Compared to the physical d ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Schizophrenia. Includes Esse Leete's experience.

very serious disease, butthrough defining schizophrenia and getting the patient help and treatment aschizophrenic can lead a full life like any other person.Schizophrenia is defined as any of a group ... ies(Youth 3). For example,schizophrenia occurs in 1% of the general population but children with oneschizophrenic parent have a 10% chance of developing the illness. When both parentshave schizophreni ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Gogol as St. Petersburg. "Diary of a Madman", by Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol

Within Diary of a Madman, Gogol attempts a tale of epic proportions, if only for the schizophrenic mumblings of a character so immersed in his own psychosis that he fails to realize tha ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What is Schizophrenia?

in periods of remission and relapse. Symptoms will often disappear, only to return later. Often, a schizophrenic has trouble determining the difference between what is reality and what is imaginary. ... ot true. Multiple personality disorder is a separate and extremely rare condition. Also, while some schizophrenics do have violent tendencies, most do not.Many schizophrenics have trouble functioning ...

(6 pages) 220 1 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health


hizophreniaSchizophrenia is one of the most devastating mental illnesses known to man.Those who are schizophrenic are dehabilitated in every aspect of human thought,emotion, and expression. A schizoph ... y (Young 1988: 21).Ancient Greek physicians described deterioration in cognitive functions common toschizophrenics today. Schizophrenia is the classical example of madness. Mental illness,as a whole, ...

(9 pages) 230 0 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Dr. Jekkyl and Mr. Hyde: Domination of Evil.

ost dictionaries. Random dictionary definitions of "Jekyll and Hyde" include: 1) "One who has quasi-schizophrenic, alternating phases of pleasantness an unpleasantness." 2) "A person having a split pe ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The causes, treatment and future prevention of schizophrenia

isease. If the patient possesses a certain number of these characteristics then they are said to be schizophrenic. Treatments for schizophrenia are varied and specialized based on the particular chara ... d of the patient, but with such little knowledge of this disorder, some cases go untreated and most schizophrenics experience relapse within two years of their being released from a treatment facility ...

(5 pages) 117 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Biological causes of schizophrenia

s one million to two million people have long-term schizophrenia, and 100,000-200,000 people become schizophrenic every year. Fifty percent of people in hospital psychiatric care have schizophrenia (B ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Case Study: Schizophrenia; A Beautiful Mind

cover of Forbes magazine and an MIT professorship, and on through to his eventual dismissal due to schizophrenic delusions.Nash's history:Nash could have had paranoid schizophrenia for years but no o ... schizophrenia for years but no one noticed it. It is evident that delusions occur in the mind of a schizophrenic. Perhaps the first indication of Nash's delusions was when he was observing a glass in ...

(5 pages) 132 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Symbolism in Lord of the Flies

Symbolism in Lord of The Flies, by William GoldingSchizophrenics. According to William Golding all humans are, to some degree, schizophrenic. This is ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Schizophrenia -- Defines the disease and goes over the types, symptoms, treatments, detection methods and a few other things. I have also included the works cited.

They tend to imagine an object as something completely different from what it really is. Eventually schizophrenics will draw themselves out of the world entirely if the disease remains untreated for t ... disease remains untreated for too long of a time period.An estimated 1% of the world population is schizophrenic. With a growing world population as huge as ours, this percentage totals to millions o ...

(5 pages) 123 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

"Movie review" A Beautiful Mind

ind's" inarguably greatest strength is a beautiful performance by Russell Crowe, whose depiction of schizophrenic genius John Forbes Nash Jr. is continuously compelling--even through the most vexing m ...

(1 pages) 66 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"There is more to poetry than moods and feelings, using Sylvia Plath's poem "Cut" as an example.

mation to the audience.The poem Cut written by Sylvia Plath is a reflection of her mental state and schizophrenic tendencies that she suffered during her life. The irregular beat and free verse struct ...

(6 pages) 52 1 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Suicide - This is a feature aritcle on suicide and the psychiatry view of it

s the only physicians capable of "treating" the "illness." Some suicidal patients were diagnosed as schizophrenic, while others just with extreme cases of depression. Ilza Veith wrote, "The act of sui ...

(6 pages) 62 1 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

A Schizophrenic Life Theory of John Nash- A Beautiful Mind

A Schizophrenic Life Theory of John Nash"A Beautiful Mind" is about a mathematician's life, which is f ... e requirements, which contrast strongly with his personality. As a result of this, he starts to see schizophrenic heroes of his own such as Charles, his roommate, William, the agent and Marcee, Charle ...

(1 pages) 57 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Imaginative journeys: Relating Colerdige's "Frost at Midnight" to Richard Kelly's film "Donnie Darko". (Australian HSC essay - recieved 98%)

SYNOPSIS OF "DONNIE DARKO"Donnie Darko is a troubled schizophrenic teenager who lives in the picturesque American suburb of Middlesex. When an unidentifi ...

(6 pages) 127 1 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Social Policy class assignment: Write an Opinion Paper on the documentary SHELTER (about homelessness in the US)

helter included a variety of interviews with homeless individuals. There was, for example, Eddie, a schizophrenic who watched his mother being killed. He is unable to manage life. Eddie is one of many ...

(3 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays


bed Bleuller's view that a splitting of psychic functions is a prominent feature of the disorder. A schizophrenic's ideas and feelings are isolated from one another: one may speak randomly, or express ... ed from one another: one may speak randomly, or express frightening or sad ideas in a happy manner. Schizophrenics do not have a "split personality", where different personalities show on different oc ...

(5 pages) 68 1 4.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

General Overview of Schizophrenia.

e one million to two million people have long-term schizophrenia, and 100,000-200,000 people become schizophrenic every year. In addition, about fifty percent of people in hospital psychiatric care ha ... ould be eliminated. It has been shown through many studies that involving families in the care of a schizophrenic person leads to better results in their condition.Treatment is usually done using anti ...

(2 pages) 98 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

About Schizophrenia.

When someone mentions schizo, schizophrenic, or schizophrenia too many thinkof individual with sporadic outburst or an impromptu o ... his statement indicates that there is progressbeing made in the highly complicated medical field of schizophrenics. Conventionalatypical medicines were introduced during the 1950' s and all had the li ... erstand this disease they may have to put themselves in the position of someone whoactually has it. Schizophrenics live a hard and strenuous life and us "normal" peopleshould take time out and try to ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health