What Is The Legend Of A Beautiful Mind: A Beautiful Mind?

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The life and legend of Dr. John Forbes Nash, Jr. has been one that has been publicized for many reasons. Many may have heard of Nash because of his remarkable contributions to the world of mathematics, perhaps as a Noble Prize winner in 1994, or as the subject of the book and Hollywood film, A Beautiful Mind, that is based on his life and career. While attending Princeton University, Nash developed the equilibrium concept for non-cooperative games theory, which is currently known as the Nash Equilibrium. (Noble Prize Winner, 2013). Upon graduating from Princeton at the age of 20, Nash began teaching at Princeton for one year before taking a position as C.L.E. Moore math instructor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T). While at M.I.T., Nash met his wife Alicia Lopez-Harrison de Larde, whom would soon become pregnant with their first child. In 1959 at the age of 21 and with a child to be soon born, Nash began to suffer from mental disturbances. As a result of his mental disturbances, he resigned as an instructor from M.I.T and withdrew his entire pension. At resignation, Nash’s wife admitted him into McLean Hospital where he was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1959 (Nobel Prize Winner, 2013). De Larde divorced Nash in 1963 as a result of his illness. After 25 years of being institutionalized…show more content…
One in particular is the psychiatric rehabilitation process model. The psychiatric rehabilitation process model, formerly known as the get-keep-choose model and choices, was implemented in 1982. The model is a client centered intervention process that is designed to build “positive social relationships, encourage self-determination of goals, connect clients to needed human service supports, and provide direct skills training to maximize independence.” (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Process Model,

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