Anderson Cooper Takes the Challenge With a Schizophrenia Simulator

You associate schizophrenia with hearing voices, but do you really know what it’s like? Anderson Cooper took the challenge, check out how his day went living with this disease through a schizophrenia simulator. If you suffer from schizophrenia, or know someone who does, we have multiple studies, both inpatient and outpatient, that you need to …

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4 Movies About Mental Illness

Numerous studies suggest that the majority of mental illness cases are never actually diagnosed. Whether you think you have a mental illness or not; don’t be afraid of mental illness- be informed. Awareness is the enemy of stigma! These four movies portray a glimpse of what it may be like to experience mental illness. Schizophrenia: A …

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You and your Schizophrenia

Do you have paranoia, or hallucinations? If you have schizophrenia, it could be a difficult journey. Watch this video on how schizophrenia affects individuals and relationships. Schizophrenia is not split-personality, it is not a “creative adaptation that an individual makes about an insane world.” Schizophrenia can affect anyone for various reasons. It is a brain …

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Smoking During Pregnancy Puts Child At Higher Schizophrenia Risk

While smoking during pregnancy is commonly known for affecting the physical health of the mother and child, such as low birth weight, birth defects, and preterm birth, new research shows how it also has an impact on the child’s mental health too. This study, from the same research team that found a link between smoking …

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Myths of Schizophrenia

Unfortunately, there is still a stigma surrounding mental illness. Schizophrenia is no exception. Many people base what they think about this mental health disorder on the characters they see in television shows and in movies. However, many of those are not accurate depictions of people living with schizophrenia. Watch this video to learn more about …

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Shedding Light on Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that currently affects more than 2 million adults in the United States. With that being said, this disorder is misunderstood by many. If you do not live with schizophrenia, it can be hard to imagine living with a disease that may cause you to hear voices in your head that …

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The Myths Surrounding Schizophrenia

If you live with schizophrenia, you may be aware of the stigma that surrounds the disorder. 85 percent of Americans recognize that schizophrenia is a disorder, but only 24 percent are actually familiar with it. Unfortunately, stereotypes about the characteristics of an individual with schizophrenia are still very prevalent. Here are some of the truths …

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Dealing with Schizophrenia as a Family

              Having a member of your family or a loved one with schizophrenia can be difficult sometimes. It is important that relatives find ways to support their loved one with schizophrenia while maintaining a balanced family life. This not only helps the patient feel better, but also makes dealing …

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Bad News for Cat Lovers: Studies Link Schizophrenia Risk to Cat Ownership

Life is full of puzzles and grey areas. But there is at least one thing we can all be certain about in this ever-changing world: kittens are adorable. Here’s incontrovertible evidence: Now the bad news: two recent studies have found that a certain parasite found in cats could contribute to schizophrenia and other mental illnesses in …

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