Beautiful Mind Analysis

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The movie Beautiful Mind (2001), may be particularly useful in the study of schizophrenia, since it offers different types of audiences, for most of which are relatively unknown to the phenomenology of schizophrenia. While many people know or at least once experienced affective symptoms such as depression, anxiety or somewhat impaired thinking and perception, but with respect to schizophrenia for the average person can be difficult to understand what is this phenomenon. Moreover, compared with the clinical interviews (alive or video), schizophrenia imaged in the film can be more fully understood, more anonymous or more in terms of exemplary active symptoms. The film vividly illustrated a picture of paranoid schizophrenia, the first signs,…show more content…
John Nash was born in a strict Protestant family. His father was an engineer-electrician and his mother a schoolteacher. The first positive signs of schizophrenia Nash experienced in the Princeton. The atmosphere in university was permeated with the spirit of competition. Those who have not distinguished by achievements the students themselves consider like stupid and they simply did not exist for the Princeton's student community. Nevertheless, even in the Princeton's environment where any weirdness was the norm, Nash's fellow students and teachers noted his strangeness and difference from others. He differed arrogance, aloofness, isolation, mannerism, the strange ideas. All noted that he struggled to establish and maintain contacts with other people, and often tried to show his superiority over others. Perhaps the hard demanding of themselves, and ignoring the common human needs like sleeping, the perfectionism, coupled with genetic predisposition, have become triggers for lasting reactive psychosis with delusions and hallucinations (Nasar. 2011). Based on the facts set out in the film, the disease rapidly progressed throughout the year. It is possible that stress the decisive factors in the rapid development of the disease are the periodic contacts with government agencies,…show more content…
Nash's faith that he a secret agent and that he had been pursued by the agents of KGB with no reliable and valid evidences of this. Thus the disorder was developing with the episodic progressive maladies which eventually have led to an acute psychosis. After treatment by the insulin coma therapy and antipsychotics appeared negative symptoms of schizophrenia such as affective flattening, alogia, disorganization, motor retardation. Changes in restructuring Nash mainly affected the emotional sphere and the sphere of volition. Emotional stupidity was combined with the vulnerability, the fragility of emotions. The most frequently detected in varying degrees of weakness expressed intentions, decrease in

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