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Essay heading: A DSM-IV Diagnosis as applied to the portrayed character John Nash in the film
 
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This movie accurately teaches the public the positive affects of a schizophrenic. The movie does not portray schizophrenia as a split of Nash's personalities, rather a split from reality. He imagines other people and hallucinates vividly throughout the movie. Even at the conclusion of the movie, John Nash learns to accept and cope with his psychological disorder...
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Even at the conclusion of the movie, John Nash learns to accept and cope with his psychological disorder. He learns to ignore his hallucinations and is very careful about whom he interacts with. At the conclusion of the movie, he is not cured of schizophrenia, but he is still recognized for his brilliance with the Nobel Prize...
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