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...person’s psychosis returning. In the movie John Nash receives shock therapy then oral medication in which he stops taking the medication and his psychosis returns.
In conclusion, living with any psychological disorder can be difficult for anyone. However, schizophrenia proves to be the most debilitating for any individual. “A Beautiful Mind,” verifies this statement by showing its viewers how the great John Nash learned how to live with schizophrenia’s lingering symptoms. Although schizophrenia has more negative aspects than positive, schizophrenic people have been known to have higher intelligence. For instance, in spite of Nash’s disorder, he was able to become known worldwide as a promising mathematician which later gained him a Nobel Prize. Despite our world’s growing technology and attempted treatments, we still have not found a cure for schizophrenia.
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