Do Gender Differences in the Subjective Experience of Neuroleptic Drugs Mediate the Course of Schizophrenia?

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dc.contributor.advisorSupnick, Lonnie E., 1940-
dc.contributor.advisorJenkins, Janis H.
dc.contributor.authorHodgkiss-Lilly, Elizabeth
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-30T14:55:10Z
dc.date.available2012-07-30T14:55:10Z
dc.date.issued1999
dc.descriptionv, 57 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractIn the past two decades gender has gained attention as a salient and relevant component of schizophrenia. Though we have only theories as to possible causes, growing evidence suggests that there are, in fact, reliable and valid differences between the typical course of schizophrenia for men and women. Undoubtedly, gender, as a sociocultural variable, mediates the personal, or subjective, experience of schizophrenia. Recent research has also lead to an increasingly awareness .of the impact that the patient's subjective experience, their inherent individual outlook, may have on the course of schizophrenia. We propose to do an extensive interview-intense study concentrating on how schizophrenic patients themselves experience their disease, especially through the lens of gender and how it has changed since the advent of atypical neuroleptics.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipDepartment of Anthropology. Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, Ohio.
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10920/27075
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dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Psychology Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Psychology.;
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dc.titleDo Gender Differences in the Subjective Experience of Neuroleptic Drugs Mediate the Course of Schizophrenia?en_US
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