Understanding Schizophrenia

Understanding Schizophrenia

· Describe schizophrenia. Include the clinical characteristics and prevalence.

· Describe two psychological explanations of schizophrenia

· Explain the strengths and weaknesses of your chosen psychological explanations of schizophrenia

· Describe 2 biological explanations of schizophrenia

· Explain the strengths and weaknesses of your chosen biological explanations of schizophrenia

· Describe 2 pieces of research into explanations of schizophrenia

· Use psychological debates to evaluate your chosen research

1. 1 Discuss symptoms, causes and explanations for range of psychological disorders.

2. 1 Evaluate of key research in the study of psychological disorders.

3. 1 Apply relevant psychological terminology and concepts.

4. 1 Evaluate psychological theories and/or research to substantiate an argument.

5. 1 Apply a standard form of referencing.

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