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Schizophrenia: A Case Study of the Movie, A BEAUTIFUL MIND, Second Edition

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About the Course:

This course is designed with an e-book that explains scene-by-scene information about the other material component, the Universal Studios movie, A Beautiful Mind, starring Russell Crowe. The materials demonstrate and guide participants in the application of knowledge about symptoms, diagnosis, mental status, social, vocational and educational impairments, treatment, psychiatric rehabilitation and disability management for a person who has schizophrenia. The movie portrays a textbook example of the disorder and is valuable for learning about the illness.

Note: This course is based on an e-book which is available for purchase from BeneficialFilmGuides.com. Obtain this material by clicking “Get Course Material”. It’s not necessary to purchase the movie. It can be rented from a local video store. However, if you choose to purchase the DVD a link is provided for your convenience.

This course is based on the reading-based online article and , Schizophrenia: A Case Study of the Movie, A BEAUTIFUL MIND, Second Edition created by Francine R. Goldberg, Ph.D.

Publication Date:

2010/Second Edition

Course Material Author

Francine R. Goldberg, Ph.D.

Francine R. Goldberg received her Ph.D. from the Rehabilitation Counseling Program at New York University (NYU) in 1981, following her doctoral research, Academic Achievement Bias among Community Mental Health Workers. She has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of mental health and psychiatric rehabilitation, including counseling, supervision, administration, staff development, clinical risk management, graduate and undergraduate teaching on the adjunct faculties at NYU and the City University of New York, Lehman College, and multiple national and international publications and presentations that address topics in mental health, psychiatric rehabilitation and the use of multimedia in the delivery of mental health services. She holds a CRC, NCC, LMHC, LPC and LRC.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about schizophrenia. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify positive, negative, and prodromal symptoms and cognitive alterations of schizophrenia.

  2. Become familiar with first- and second-generation antipsychotic medications, as well as related research, such as the CATIE studies.

  3. Demonstrate psychiatric rehabilitation and disability management, including cognitive interventions and the reduction of general health risks.

  4. Understand the functional impact of schizophrenia.

  5. Recognize symptoms, DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria and pharmacological treatment for schizophrenia.

DVD: A BEAUTIFUL MIND

DVD: A BEAUTIFUL MIND

e-book - Schizophrenia: A Case Study of A BEAUTIFUL MIND

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Course Retired
Course Number 101118
5 credit hours
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