View the film A Beautiful Mind (2001) & discuss the impact of the disorder and the treatment of schizophrenics. Schizophrenia is a disabling and emotionally devastating disease of the brain. Although most people think of schizophrenia as the same thing as a split personality or a multiple personality, that’s not the case. People with schizophrenia have difficulty telling the difference between what is real and what is generated by their imagination. The treatment of this debilitating brain disease has been equally elusive with only 1 in 5 recovering completely. – What did you find most educational, shocking, surprising, etc from the film in regards to schizophrenia? Share your perspectives & insights on schizophrenia before and after viewing the film. – Was John Nash an unusual case, or do you think that many schizophrenic patients can be taught to function in society with without medication? – How do you feel schizophrenics are able to cope in daily life? How does the diagnosis impact the individual & their family? Share your thoughts on coping with this disorder. Minimum of 400 words. Utilization of APA formatting required.