Identify signs and symptoms of schizophrenia

CHAPTER 29,
In completing the case study, the student will be addressing the following objectives:
Identify signs and symptoms of schizophrenia.
Explain the subtypes of schizophrenia.

  • Joyce Mullins is a 31 years old client whose diagnosis is schizophrenia, disorganized type. Joyce is in the state mental hospital for a long term commitment. The student nurse is escorting Joyce and a group of patients to an art class. Suddenly, Joyce stop and look down at the sidewalk and then says “there are many brains down there on the sidewalk” later, the student is reviewing the symptoms of schizophrenia for a nursing care plan.

Learning objectives:
a Discuss the symptoms of schizophrenia
b Compare and contrast schizophrenia, disorganized type to other types of schizophrenia.
CHAPTER 29,
In completing the case study, the student will be addressing the following objectives:
Identify signs and symptoms of schizophrenia.
Explain the subtypes of schizophrenia.

  • Joyce Mullins is a 31 years old client whose diagnosis is schizophrenia, disorganized type. Joyce is in the state mental hospital for a long term commitment. The student nurse is escorting Joyce and a group of patients to an art class. Suddenly, Joyce stop and look down at the sidewalk and then says “there are many brains down there on the sidewalk” later, the student is reviewing the symptoms of schizophrenia for a nursing care plan.

Learning objectives:
a Discuss the symptoms of schizophrenia
b Compare and contrast schizophrenia, disorganized type to other types of schizophrenia.

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