Herbert Mullin Research Paper

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Based on the information that is available, Herbert Mullin seems to have a severe Type 1 Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is defined as “a psychotic disorder in which personal, social, and occupational functioning deteriorate as a result of unusual perceptions, odd thoughts, disturbed emotions, and motor abnormalities” (BOOK). I believe that Mullin has Type 1 Schizophrenia because while he displays both positive and negative symptoms, the positive symptoms are more dominate. Positive symptoms are symptoms are schizophrenia that are a “pathological excess” or strange additions to an individual’s behavior. Negative symptoms are symptoms that seem to be shortage of normal thought, emotions, or behaviors (BOOK). As mentioned earlier, Mullin displays

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