Title: MODULE 12: SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM AND OTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS
Read the link & answer the questions.
1. What is paranoid schizophrenia?
2. What are some positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia?
3. What is the drug “clozapine?”
4. Explain why clozapine is considered an atypical antipsychotic, including a description of the difference between “typical” and “atypical” antipsychotics and their potential side effects.
5. Be sure to explain why it’s important that individuals not stop taking the drug for any reason.
6. Explain non medication related therapies/treatments that can be used in conjunction with medication.
7. Address any biological, psychological, social, and/or cultural barriers that may interfere with successful treatment.
Provide an immense amount of details. Two-three sentences per question will not cut it.