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The main goal of this class are to gain an introductory exposure to the nature of the psychiatric disorder known as schizophrenia as revealed by the scientific method. We will discuss a broad range of findings from the scientific investigation of biological and psychological factors related to schizophrenia and its treatment. More specifically we will learn about: (1) key symptomatic features through discussion and enactments of interviews with actors portraying many of the cardinal features of the illness, (2) what brain imaging studies (MRI and fMRI) and neurochemistry have taught us about the neuroscience of the disorder, (3) scientific psychological data and theories concerning cognition, emotion and behavior in schizophrenia, and (4) current, evidence-based somatic and psychosocial approaches to treatment. A brief historical overview of the recent emergence of the psychiatric category of schizophrenia will be presented as well....
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PsychologyPsychiatryPsychiatric DisordersPsychotherapy
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An Introduction to the Disorder

The first module is focused on introducing key symptom characteristics of the psychiatric diagnosis known as schizophrenia, and describes current thinking around potential causes and biological correlates of the disorder. ...
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6 видео (всего 49 мин.)
Video6 видео
Louis Wain's Cats4мин
Prevalence, Demographics, and Etiology8мин
Symptoms of Schizophrenia: Positive, Negative, and Disorganized9мин
Diagnosis and Cognitive Defects9мин
Introduction to the Neuroscience of the Disorder5мин

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Symptom Assessment and History

The second module is focused on a continuing exploration of symptoms in the disorder through simulated client-clinician interactions. Lectures in this unit also focus on the history of the treatment of schizophrenia in Western culture. ...
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4 видео (всего 42 мин.), 1 тест
Video4 видео
Demonstration: Negative Symptoms Example11мин
History of the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia10мин
History of Treatments for Schizophrenia11мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Midterm Exam40мин

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Neuroanatomy and Neuroimaging

In the third module we begin to discuss the neurochemistry of the disorder as well as common manifestations of those diagnosed with schizophrenia on structural and functional brain MRI scans. First, though, we look at two more client-clinician simulations to explore symptoms and recovery. ...
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5 видео (всего 28 мин.)
Video5 видео
Demonstration: Recovered Patient5мин
Human Neuroanatomy and History of Neuroimaging5мин
Structural Neuroimaging5мин
Functional Neuroimaging4мин

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Psychological Science

In the fourth module we discuss common cognitive deficits, disruptions in social cognition and cognitive models of the disorder. ...
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8 видео (всего 65 мин.)
Video8 видео
Dopamine Hypothesis - Part 26мин
Psychology of Schizophrenia: Introduction and History5мин
Cognitive Deficits11мин
Social Cognition4мин
Cognition, Social Cognition, and Functioning8мин
Psychological Mechanisms of Delusions and Hallucinations4мин
Psychological Theories13мин
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автор: JQNov 17th 2017

INTERESTING COURSE. I HAVEN'T GIVEN SCHIZOPHRENIA MUCH THOUGHT OVER THE YEARS, BUT AFTER THIS COURSE A FEW RELATIONSHIPS AND UNDERSTANDING OF THEIR RELATIVES MAKE MORE SENSE. THANKS SO MUCH.

автор: JLJul 10th 2018

Excellent short course. The course gives video case studies of symptoms and the content is presented in a factual and informative way, bot of which aid learning.

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Matt Kurtz

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Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior

О Wesleyan University

At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit. ...

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • No. This course engages with the scientific research literature and the history of our understanding of the psychiatric disorder labelled schizophrenia. Instead we suggest that you contact your local mental health agency, or if you are in the US your state association for psychologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses or social workers. They can often provide you with a list of resources, sometimes at no cost, for receiving the help that you need. For more urgent needs you should contact a local crisis hotline, visit an emergency room, or in the US dial 911 and ask for assistance. Course postings are not monitored for reported psychiatric symptoms in course learners and are not to be used to report such symptoms.

  • No, the verified certificate means that you have successfully completed this course by achieving the course learning objectives. Expertise in treating the disorder is derived through completion of accredited medical, nursing, psychologist or social work training programs with a focus on diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.

  • The subject matter of the course will expose you to how psychotic symptoms, sometimes severe, may be expressed in individuals. Observing these symptoms (enacted by acting students) may be disturbing.

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