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Introduction • Schizophrenia is a complex mental disorder that • makes it difficult to: • Tell the difference between real and unreal experiences • Think logically • Have normal emotional responses, • Behave normally in social situations
Your Role • Your brother/sister has just been diagnosed with schizophrenia, and your family is struggling to deal with the diagnoses. You are on a hunt to find out more information as well as create a resource book your family can look to for more help when specific issues come up.
Task 1 • Begin by learning about the disorder by going to: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001925/ http://psychcentral.com/disorders/schizophrenia/ http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/schizophrenia/DS00196 • Then write an outline about it for notes • Outline should include, definition, symptoms, effects, and treatments in detail
Task 2 • Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hZsTIr6iDM&feature=pyv • Go to the website: www.schizophrenia24x7.com • Create a small resource book that could be used for students with schizophrenia • Is your resource book complete with advice for parents and students, contact agencies, and different treatments. The book should be organized, clear, and clear effort should be shown
Evaluation • Is your outline complete with definition, symptoms, effects, and treatments. __/20 • Is your resource book complete with advice for parents and students, contact agencies, and different treatments. The book should be organized, clear, and clear effort should be shown. ___/30 Total: _____/50