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Non-bizarre delusions as strategic deception

Non-bizarre delusions as strategic deception EdwardH. Hagen Department of Anthropology Washington State University, Vancouver hagen@vancouver. wsu.edu Abstract Thomas Szaszargued that mental illnesses are (often deceptive) social strategies.

Douglas Turkington and Ronald Siddle

Access the most recent version at doi: 10.1192/apt.4.4.235 APT€1998, 4:235-241. Douglas Turkington and Ronald Siddle Cognitive Therapy for the Treatment of Delusions permissions

Effective Treatments for Schizophrenia

-Point out inconsistencies or problems in reasoning-Point out inconsistencies or problems in reasoning-Bizarre delusions are especially vulnerable-Bizarre delusions are especially vulnerable 2) Belief is an attempt to explain unusual, 2) Belief is an attempt to explain unusual, puzzling, or ambiguous ...

Hallucinations and Delusions: How to Respond

www. cmha-bc. org Hallucinations and Delusions: How to Respond Hallucinations and Delusions Police officers, emergency workers, family members and friends, may at some time have to respond to a person in mental health crisis.

23 DELUSIONAL DISORDER

It transpired that his first marriage had ended in divorce when his first wife could not tolerate his delusions of infidelity, although he did not assault her then. 2

Delusions, Substance Abuse, and Serious Violence

Delusions, Substance Abuse, and Serious Violence JamesC. Beck, MD, PhD The objective of the study was to learn how delusions, substance abuse, and violence are related.

Delusions: A two-level framework ∗

1 Delusions: A two-level framework ∗ K EITH F RANKISH Although well-documented, delusions have proved extremely hard to explain, and many important questions remain open, including the basic one of what kind of mental state a delusion is.

Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences

Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences What is important about gender differences is not whether they arise from social structure or from brain structure, a misleading distinction, but that they are not inevitable, and they can be changed.

Delusions vs. Delirium

Riverside County Regional Medical Center Riverside County Regional Medical Center Education Services Education Services Delusions vs. Delirium Confusional States in the Medically Ill Patient Jesse McDonald, CCRN The thin Caucasian man was barely able to sit still on the examining table due to ...

Clinical Characteristics of Late-Onset Schizophrenia and ...

toms, nonbizarre delusions, relatively intact premorbid per sonality, and an underlying physical stratum. Kraepelin (1919/1971) applied the diagnosis "paraphrenia" to schizo