Delusion Essay Topics

Disorder of Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko is an almost confusing film about time travel, schizophrenia and the manipulation of one’s fate. The film focuses on a teenage schoolboy named Donnie Darko. Donnie is not mentally healthy but he is very intelligent and has extremely high Iowa test scores. He also has a tendency to hallucinate and do destructive things… View Article

Analysis of John Nash’s nobel prize speech

“I’ve always believed in numbers. In the equations and logics that lead to reason; but after a lifetime of such pursuits I ask, what truly is logic? Who decides reason? My quest has take me through the physical, the metaphysical, the delusional and back, and I have made the most important discovery of my career…… View Article

Schizophrenia affects

Schizophrenia affects approximately 2.5 million Americans and more than 24 million people worldwide (Janssen). Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that is very difficult to live with. Schizophrenia has strong hereditary component (Smith, Segal). People with schizophrenia hear voices, lose touch with reality, can’t think clearly, function, see things or hear things that are not really… View Article

Two-factor Theory of Monothematic Delusions

Two-factor Theory of Monothematic Delusions: Deficient, Adequate or Successful? Numerous theories have been developed to account for the formation of monothematic delusions, however the two-factor theory arguably provides the most complete explanation. This essay initially outlines definitions and gives a brief background for monothematic delusions and the two-factor theory, followed by a synopsis of Maher’s… View Article

A beautiful mind

1.What symptoms of Schizophrenia did John Nash exhibit at the beginning of the movie? In the beginning of the movie the symptoms John Nash exhibit were hallucinations and delusions. 2.What symptoms did he exhibit at the end of the movie? At the end of the movie the symptoms John Nash exhibit were hallucinations, delusions, paranoid… View Article

The tell-tale heart, An allegorical reading

“The Tell-Tale Heart”, An Allegorical Reading In “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe, the narrator is reciting his story and dreadfully tries to convince the unknown listener that he is not mad. Poe’s style of writing leads us to doubt of the truthfulness of his story, based on the narrator’s frenetic diction or unbelievable… View Article

Shutter Island

This movie was confusing from the beginning, Edward Teddy Daniels a previous World War II veteran whom suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome and constantly has flashbacks. Shutter Island follows U.S. Marshall Daniels and his partners Chuck Aule while the investigate the disappearance mental patient from Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminal Insane. Teddy requested the assignment… View Article