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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Alternative Therapies For Schizophrenia

  If you are diagnosed with schizophrenia, your doctor will most likely recommend antipsychotic medications as treatment. These medications include, Prolixin (Fluphenazine), Thorazine (Chlorpromazine), and Haldol (Haloperidol) amongst many others. Though these medications have been proven to be effective, they do come with side effects. This may include nausea, restlessness or seizures. Another side effect …

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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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Clinical Research Study on Schizophrenia

                                    Living with Schizophrenia? Segal Institute for Clinical Research is currently recruiting volunteers who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizophreniform, or schizoaffective disorder for a research study evaluating an investigational medication. To qualify participants must: Be 18-40 years …

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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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Do You Know these 3 Types of Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a debilitating psychiatric disorder with symptoms like hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and disorganized thinking. But there are multiple forms of the disease which vary from person to person. Here are three common types of schizophrenia: Paranoid Schizophrenia: This is the most common form of schizophrenia. People with paranoid schizophrenia believe that actually benign people …

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