PSYC 406 Week 2 Forum Answers


What is the hypothesis providing the foundation for the study described in the journal article?

How are participant’s symptoms assessed?

Provide an overview of the movement abnormalities, then your personal perspective on the validity of using them as a measure in prodromal periods of a psychotic disorder. That is, do you think these movements are a predictor of an Axis I Psychotic Disorder, or is more evidence needed?


Do the findings support the hypothesis?
After reading this article and the John Nash material, what are your thoughts and beliefs about this category of mental illness?