The Soloist Schizophrenia

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The Soloist, with its root in a real life story, offers a remarkable opportunity to observe a number of very essential disputes in the long-term management of schizophrenia. The film gives us a good example of how the effect of the illness can have on the words, thoughts, perceptions and behavior of sufferers and highlights the fluctuations that occur naturally in the disorder. It also elevates the topic of treatment and the individual’s right to choose whether or not he or she wants to take medication. As a training tool for many doctors to seek practice with patients of their own, this film could provide a wonderful starting point for a discussion about when the use of the Mental Health Act in the United Kingdom becomes suitable and when…show more content…
It also explores the role of kindheartedness and consideration in the treatment of those suffering from long-lasting psychotic illnesses and the sovereignty of the social environment to aid recovery in such disorders. The Soloist examines the effect of an unchanging, dependable friendship in assisting and endorsing little by little recovery in an individual who is diagnosed with schizophrenia. This shows that in order to form any type of honesty and trust, a mutual relationship must be developed before any attempts can be made to engage in Ayers who experiences a marked increase in the voices that he hears, affecting his ability to concentrate on the music into any type of treatment services. In this case, the acceptance of providing a shelter rather than living on the streets. The film highlights Ayers’ loss of contact with his family when he became unwell at a very young age, his relocation isolated himself completely far away from his family home, and the successive distancing he experienced. But more than anything this film focuses our attention on the actual reality of how that it is individuals within societies today who suffers from schizophrenia and that each and every one of them has a personal story. If we can see someone who has schizophrenia as a normal person rather than a person who has a disease, then maybe society itself might begin to lessen some of the disgrace of mental illness that is so often present inside of our
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