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Paranoid Schizophrenia

Please see the attachment for the case study on Paranoid Schizophrenia.

Questions:
1. Describe symptoms or observations that are inconsistent of the disorder.
2. Describe any information you observed about the development of the disorder.

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1. Describe symptoms or observations that are inconsistent of the disorder

According to the unusual symptoms, many patients with paranoid schizophrenia (PS) show symptoms in their early twenties. Valerie's symptoms started in her late twenties. During the interview, her sentence structure was easy to follow which is not always typical of a PS patient. Many patients with this disease do not find an even point in their life such as Valerie. A PS patient is usually so delusional that they never are able to believe that the medication they are taking is working and usually will go off drugs and fall back into ...

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The expert describes the symptoms or observations that are inconsistent of the disorder. The information you observed about the development of the disorder is determined.

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