Publication Date

Spring 2014

Faculty Supervisor

Ted Powers


This research paper first gives an overview of the causes of paranoid schizophrenia, the types of schizophrenia, the diagnostic criteria for paranoid schizophrenia, and the symptoms of paranoid schizophrenia. It then discusses four films' portrayals of paranoid schizophrenia discussing what aspects of the disorder are actually represented and what aspects aren't.


Psychology 203


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