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Schizophrenia is a mental disorder diagnosed during an early Adulthood

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder generally diagnosed during a person's early adulthood According to the book Psychology Rose Spielman explains that this mental disorder affects the person's thoughts perceptions and behaviors impairing them to the point where they aren't able to function normally in life 572 Some of the main symptoms include hallucinations delusions and disorganized speech Approximately 200 000 new cases of schizophrenia are diagnosed in the United States annually In the movie A Beautiful Mind Ron Howard informs us about mathematician John Nash s life and his struggles with schizophrenia He explains the positive and negative symptoms of this mental disease and how he was being treated John Nash was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia when he was around 30 years of age This type of schizophrenia makes the person develop a sense of fear towards people since they start to believe they can harm them Therefore Nash begins to hallucinate when he was at Princeton University completing his doctorate degree this is an example of positive symptoms of schizophrenia 

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