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PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERSStudents name:Institution:Instructor:Date:QUESTION ONECase oneA 37-yr. old woman began hearing voices making critical comments about her behavior about 6years ago and has since worried about something trying to control her mind. As a result, it isdifficult for her to keep a job and others describe her as isolated. Diagnosis: Schizophrenia Explanation: The patient has a history of auditory hallucinations (hearing voices that are notthere) and a persistent believe that one is being controlled. Also, her personality has changedand she appears to be withdrawn from social situations including her place of work (she isisolated). All this features point to a diagnosis of schizophrenia.Case twoA 67-yr. old widow was brought to the hospital by her family. They were concerned about herbecause for the past 4 weeks she has seemed unhappy and cried much of the day. Her appetitehas decreased and she has lost some weight. The family has tried to cheer her up but she doesn'tseem to respond. She has little interest in her usual day-to-day activities with her friends and hergrandchildren. She has shared that she feels guilty using up the money left by her husband sincethere won't be much left to leave her family. Diagnosis: Major depressive disorderPSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS Explanation: Major depressive disorder is characterized by lowered mood, varying frommild sadness to intense feelings of guilt, worthlessness and hopelessness.

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