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Case Study: a Beautiful Mind

Summary: This is a case study concerning John Nash's schizophrenia. It is based on the movie "A Beautiful Mind."
I have done case studies for numerous years but I found the case of John Nash the most intriguing. John Nash was mildly arrogant, charming, and an extremely gifted mathematician. He would scribble mathematical formulas and discoveries on windows in his dorm room, and overall he had impeccable intelligence. He developed a groundbreaking economic theory, to his impressive rise to the cover of Forbes magazine and an MIT professorship, and on through to his eventual dismissal due to schizophrenic delusions.

Nash's history:

Nash could have had paranoid schizophrenia for years but no one noticed it. It is evident that delusions occur in the mind of a schizophrenic. Perhaps the first indication of Nash's delusions was when he was observing a glass in the courtyard and noticed a spectrum of light stream out of it. The colours in the light streamed out onto his friend's tie...

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