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Schizotypal Personality Disorder: A Case Study of the Movie Classic TAXI DRIVER

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About the Course:

This course is designed with an e-book that explains scene-by-scene information about the other course material component, the Columbia Pictures film, TAXI DRIVER, starring Robert De Niro. The materials demonstrate and guide participants in the application of knowledge about symptoms, diagnosis, social, vocational and educational impairments, treatment, psychiatric rehabilitation and disability management for a person who has schizotypal personality disorder. The movie portrays a textbook example of the disorder and is valuable for learning about the illness.

This course is based on the reading-based online and dvd, Schizotypal Personality Disorder: A Case Study of the Movie Classic TAXI DRIVER created by Francine R Goldberg, Ph.D. in 0.


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Publication Date:

October, 2010

Course Material Author

Francine R Goldberg, Ph.D.

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

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

Course Objectives:

  1. Recognize the symptoms, behaviors and characteristics of schizotypal personality disorder (STPD)

  2. Understand the functional impairment of STPD

  3. Become familiar with the recommended psychotherapeutic and pharmacological interventions for STPD

  4. Understand the use of psychiatric rehabilitation – social skills training for STPD

  5. Identify useful psychological inventories for people with STPD

  6. Understand the psychodynamics of stalking

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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e-book: Schizotypal Personality Disorder: A Case Study of the Movie Classic TAXI DRIVER

This course is based on an e-book which is available for purchase from The DVD can be acquired locally, or it may be purchased from BFG.


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Course Retired
Course Number 101755
6 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
  • DVD
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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36 members have taken this course