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  • 10 Keys to Recovery from Schizophrenia

    Factors identified as keys to recovery from schizophrenia. More >> 10 Keys to Recovery from Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Advice for Relatives of People with Schizophrenia

    The following tips can help family members of mental patients in dealing with the disorder More >> advice for relatives of people with schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Arts Therapies and Schizophrenia

    An art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses a creative medium – like art or music – to help people explore and articulate their feelings rather than speaking about them. More >> Arts Therapies and Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Avoiding Relapses – Schizophrenia

    The road to recovery from schizophrenia will not be smooth, but don’t let the occasional speed bump put you off. More >> avoiding relapses schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Causes of Schizophrenia

    It is difficult to identify the causes of schizophrenia, but research suggests that several physical, genetic, psychological and environmental factors interact and make people more likely to develop the condition. Current thinking is that some people may More >> Causes of schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Childhood schizophrenia

    The earliest indications of childhood schizophrenia may include developmental problems, such as: • Language delays • Late or unusual crawling • Late walking • Other abnormal motor behaviors, such as rocking or arm flapping More >> Childhood schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

    A child's stage of development must be taken into account when considering a diagnosis of mental illness. Behaviors that are normal at one age may not be at another. Rarely, a healthy young child may report strange experiences-such as hearing voices-that More >> Childhood Onset Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia

    Cognitive psychotherapy, often incorporating behavioral therapy techniques, has been found to be more effective than other types of psychotherapy in treating several specific types of psychological problems, including depression and panic attacks. More >> Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Disorganized Schizophrenic

    Disorganized schizophrenia is one of the subtypes of this complex and chronic psychiatric disorder. It is sometimes referred to as hebephrenic schizophrenia. The primary symptoms include problems with thought processes and speech, behavior, and emotional More >> Disorganized Schizophrenic.pdf  
  • Drug Abuse and Schizophrenia

    Drug use in people with severe mental disease is quite common. More >> Drug Abuse and Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Drugs, alcohol and schizophrenia

    Mixing drugs or alcohol with an illness like schizophrenia is an alarming new trend. Traveling this risky road has devastating consequences. More >> Drugs, Alcohol and Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Encourage and support treatment

    The best way to assist the recovery of a family member with schizophrenia is to get them into treatment and help them stick with it. More >> Encourage and support treatment.pdf  
  • Getting an Accurate Schizophrenia Diagnosis

    Schizophrenia symptoms primarily involve a loss of connection to reality, a condition known as psychosis. Psychotic patients are unable to tell what is real from what is imaginary. More >> Getting an Accurate Schizophrenia Diagnosis.pdf  
  • Helpful Hints for Family and Friends

    People with schizophrenia often encounter challenges when it comes to their friends and family. More >> Helpful Hints for Family and Friends.pdf  
  • Helping a Person with Schizophrenia

    The love and support of family plays an important role in schizophrenia treatment and recovery. More >> Helping a Person with Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • How is schizophrenia diagnosed

    As is true with virtually any mental-health diagnosis, there is no one test that definitively indicates that someone has schizophrenia. Therefore, health-care practitioners diagnose this disorder by gathering comprehensive medical, family, and mental-heal More >> How is schizophrenia diagnosed.pdf  
  • Living With

    Learning to recognise the signs that you are becoming unwell can help you manage your illness. These can include losing your appetite, feeling anxious or stressed or having disturbed sleep. You may also notice some of the milder symptoms developing, such More >> Living with.pdf  
  • Mark - An introduction to my story – Schizophrenia

    At age 21, life could not be better. I had just graduated from University with a first class degree, had been accepted to study for a doctorate with funding (the academic equivalent of being selected for the Olympic team) and had a research supervisor who More >> mark's story.pdf  
  • Misconception of Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is a long-term mental health condition that causes a range of different psychological symptoms. These include: More >> Misconception of Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Myths of Schizophrenia

    For starters, there are different types of schizophrenia. Even individuals diagnosed with the same subtype of schizophrenia often look very different. Schizophrenia is “a huge, huge range of people and problems,” said Robert E. Drake, M.D., Ph.D, professo More >> Myths of Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Nutrition & Schizophrenia

    By Jane Boxall Schizophrenia is a lifelong illness which is usually treated with prescribed medication and sometimes complementary therapies or nutritional supplements. The relationships between nutrition and schizophrenia are uncertain. There is evide More >> Nutrition & Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Obesity in Patients with Schizophrenia

    In the pre-antipsychotic era, Kraepelin noted that some patients with schizophrenia exhibited bizarre eating habits, and not uncommonly were obese. More >> Obesity in Patients with Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Paranoid Schizophrenia

    By Lisa Mooney One of the most common and serious of all mental illnesses is paranoid schizophrenia. This mind disorder is a type of psychosis, meaning the sufferer interprets reality abnormally. Someone with paranoid schizophrenia often believes others More >> Paranoid Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Paranoid Schizophrenia – Nick’s Story

    My name is Nick and I was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1980 at the age of 19. More >> paranoid schizophrenia - nick's story.pdf  
  • Prepare for crisis situations

    Despite your best efforts to prevent relapse, there may be times when your family member’s condition deteriorates rapidly and drastically. More >> Prepare for crisis situations.pdf  
  • Psychological treatment of Schizophrenia

    If you have the symptoms of schizophrenia for the first time, you should start medication as soon as possible. More >> Pyscological treatment of Schizophrenia.pdf  
  • Relatives of Schizophrenia patients - tips and advice

    Advice for people helping to care for a friend or relative with schizophrenia. More >> Relatives of schizophrenia patients tips and advice  
  • Schizophrenia and work

    Myth: Most people with schizophrenia can’t work. More >> Schizophrenia and work.pdf  
  • Schizophrenia recovery: Explore options in your community

    There are many government programs and community services that may be helpful as part of your schizophrenia treatment and recovery. More >> Schizophrenia recovery. Explore options in your community.pdf  
  • Schizophrenia treatment

    Getting a diagnosis of schizophrenia can be devastating. But it doesn't mean you can't live a full and meaningful life. More >> Schizophrenia treatment.pdf