A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Content Area
2hr 15min
Movie Story Line
Based on the true-story of Nobel-prize winning mathematician John Nash and his decades long struggle with paranoid schizophrenia.
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Teaching Idea #1

Compare and contrast the Cognitive, Positive, and Negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia.

Teaching Idea #2

Convulsive Therapies
Research convulsive therapies, such as insulin shock therapy, electroconvulsive, therapy, and deep sleep therapy. When were these therapies used and why? What documentation exists to prove that these therapies had any effect? When and why did shock treatment stop being used? What treatments are used in place of convulsive therapy?