Treatment of schizophrenia. By Annabel & Ethan. Biological approach. Explanations for schizophrenia. Genes are believed to be the reason for schizophrenia when looking at the biological approach.
By Annabel & Ethan
ECT; compared with other with other treatments, ECT has a 60% to 90% success rate for psuchotic-depressive and manic patients.
It can often be effective when anti-depressant drugs have failed.
Drug therapy; drugs allow the patient to live in society.
with ECT, there are ethical issues concerned. Since we do not know how, or indeed if, ECT works, it should not be used as it is usually used on patients not able to give consent because of their condition.
ECT can also cause memory disruptions, some being minor short-term memory loss and some more severe including amnesia and an impaired ability to acquire new memories.
Drug Therapy gives side effects, which could be enough to turn people off going through the treatment.
If people don’t follow the drug routine, it acts as a barrier to the treatment, and can cause relapses and remitted to hospital.
It cannot be seen as a cure, as they have to be kept on maintenance doses of the drug to maintain the thereputic effect.
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There are two types of anorexia:
Treating anorexia involves three steps: