Biochemistry: A Longitudinal Study

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The study will provide empirical findings on the major socio-cultural, Biological, psychological, variables mental health professionals should consider to effectively understand, diagnose, assess, and subsequently treat paranoid schizophrenic patients to cope with the consequences and or even to bring about complete healing and ultimate reintegration to the community. It will also sensitize and enlighten specific sub-specialty and specialty mental health professionals such as: psychologists, psychiatrists, and community health service providers to broaden their scope of viewing psychotic patients, especially paranoid schizophrenic ones from various modalities so as to provide appropriate treatment and furthermore, to create cohesiveness and…show more content…
Developments in microscopy, including the art of selective staining of nerve cells, have given us more information about the way cells interconnect than we know how to use. The rise of electronics has produced a whole battery of sensitive tools that allow us to stimulate, record, and analyze the chatter of electrical activity that goes on in the ten-thousand-million neural population and even in the minute individual members of it. Biochemistry and its relatives have begun to trace intricate patterns of chemical interaction that add a new dimension to the complexity of our map of the brain, and formidably enlarge the armament of drugs whereby its behavior can be modified for good or ill (MacKay, D. M., 1984; cited in Jeeves, M.A.,…show more content…
Multimodal therapy is a systematic and comprehensive psychotherapeutic approach developed by Arnold Lazarus, a Clinical psychologist. While respecting the assumption that clinical practice should adhere firmly to the principles, procedures, and findings of psychology as an experimental science, the multimodal orientation transcends the behavioral tradition by adding unique assessment procedures and by dealing in great depth and detail with sensory, imagery, cognitive, and interpersonal factors and their interactive effects. A basic premise is that patients are usually troubled by a multitude of specific problems that should be dealt with by a broad range of specific methods (Corsini, R.J. & Wedding, D.,
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