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Krupa Shah
Re: 2/15 Discussion
Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:22pm
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I immediately decided against eating disorders as I felt like it was to broad a topic and it seemed to be ubiquitous. So finally, I decided to write my informative paper about schizophrenia because it is a naturally interesting topic and I was really inspired by John Nash’s life story. I chose this because I psychological diseases have always intrigued me as it makes you think about life and reality. I decided against the castles in the United Kingdom because there is simply not enough information and the paper would be all over the place with random information. Some of the key points I want to incorporate into my paper are what causes it, how it’s treated, symptoms and the differences about schizophrenic people think compared those without. Also, I want to incorporate how it is portrayed in the media versus how the disease really is. Furthermore, I want to show how the disease affects people from beginning to end. I want to show the progression of how the disease begins moving into how it is treated. Going general to more specific, I want to go into the different causes, what happens in the brain and what are the symptoms, both within the schizophrenic him/herself. Finally, I wanted to show how society views schizophrenics and how society is affected. I want to start my paper by talking about what schizophrenia is in general. Then move into its causes, symptoms, then and treatment. After that, I want to talk about the effects on society and how it is portrayed in movies such as “A Beautiful Mind”. The most useful sources for the information are going to be scientific papers, journals, articles and books published from the library. Of these sources, the most helpful for general information will be books detailing general information about the disorder. The other main source will be scientific journals, as they will give more insight into disease. Scientific journals will help bring new and updated information into the paper. The most important thing for my research is being able to get updated and current information since there are new things constantly being discovered. I hope that I will be able to convey the information in a purely scientific way so that I can inform the reader of the most current information.

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