Articles on Schizophrenia - Page 2

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After Schizophrenia

I was not sure what to expect when I first opened Margaret Hawkins’ After Schizophrenia. Memoirs about people suffering from mental illness are quite common these days and I...
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Disorganized Schizophrenia

As the name implies, this subtype’s predominant feature is disorganization of the thought processes. As a rule, hallucinations and delusions are less pronounced, although there may be some evidence...
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Betrayal & Hearing Voices

Note: This story is based on what actually happened in one instance of psychotherapy. Names and details have been changed to protect identities. It was 25 years ago. I...
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Catatonic Schizophrenia

The predominant clinical features seen in the catatonic subtype of schizophrenia involve disturbances in a person’s movement. Affected people may exhibit a dramatic reduction in activity, to the point...
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The Memory Palace: A Memoir

We children of schizophrenics are the great secret-keepers, the ones who don’t want you to think anything is wrong (p. 5). Author Mira Bartok has encapsulated in this statement...
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Post-Schizophrenic Depression

Post-schizophrenia depression describes a depressive episode that arises in the aftermath of a schizophrenic illness. Some schizophrenic symptoms may still be present but no longer dominate the clinical picture....
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