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General

Schizophrenia for Dummies

Learning that a loved one has been diagnosed with schizophrenia can be extremely stressful and confusing. There can be many questions about the nature of the illness, treatment possibilities,...
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Addictions

Living with Schizophrenia

“Your daughter has schizophrenia,” I told the woman. “Oh, my God, anything but that,” she replied. “Why couldn’t she have leukemia or some other disease instead?” “But if she...
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Schizophrenia Fact Sheet

Speak the word “schizophrenia” and you’ll likely receive reactions peppered with misunderstanding and fear. The disorder is largely shrouded in myths, stereotypes and stigma. For instance, many equate schizophrenia...
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General

The Center Cannot Hold

The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness A moving, telling memoir of Elyn Sak’s profound battle with schizophrenia. It is an inspiring journey for family members or for...
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Top 10 Signs of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is characterized by a broad range of unusual behaviors that cause profound disruption in the lives of the patients suffering from the condition and in the lives of...
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Disorders

What Causes Schizophrenia?

The causes of schizophrenia, like all mental disorders, are not completely understood or known at this time. There is no known single cause of schizophrenia. Many diseases, such as...
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Types of Schizophrenia

The kinds of symptoms that are utilized to make a diagnosis of schizophrenia differ between affected people and may change from one year to the next within the same...
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Symptoms of Schizophrenia

The first signs of schizophrenia often appear as confusing, or even shocking, changes in behavior. Coping with the symptoms of schizophrenia can be especially difficult for family members who...
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