In this assignment you will use the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (4th ed.) to learn more about schizophrenia. You will study how this psychological disorder is classified and diagnosed as well as offer some of your own thinking on therapeutic intervention.
• Review the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) to look up symptoms of schizophrenia and how this psychological disorder is classified and diagnosed.
• Evaluate different therapies and drugs that would treat schizophrenia.
• Write a 1- to 2-page paper that addresses the following:
o Discuss the therapy and drugs you would recommend for treating a schizophrenic patient.
o Offer an alternative therapy and evaluate its treatment of the disorder.
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