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"Schizophrenia" in Diseases: Psychosis




  1. photo Antipsychotic drugs shrink the brain and may accelerate psychosis for schizophrenics, study findsAntipsychotic drugs shrink the brain and may accelerate psychosis for schizophrenics, study findsNews
    of healthy individuals is 0.5 percent per year.The team of researchers also discovered a striking difference between healthy participants taking NO mind-altering drugs and schizophrenia patients takingRead more
  2. photo Hang gliding instructor slips into psychosis, recovers without drugs, gets PhD and writes the book Rethinking MadnessHang gliding instructor slips into psychosis, recovers without drugs, gets PhD and writes the book Rethinking MadnessNews
    reviews with me the common myths associated with mental illness.Here they are:Myth #1: Schizophrenia is a brain DiseaseMyth #2: "Schizophrenia" is a valid constructMyth #3: People cannot fully recover fromRead more
  3. photo Fewer meds work better for <b>schizophrenia</b> patientsFewer meds work better for schizophrenia patientsNews
    An exciting, game-changing study, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, calls for an entirely new approach to treating schizophrenia. The report shows massive evidence for reducing the useRead more
  4. photo Omega-3 supplements continue to prevent psychological disorders up to 7 years after patients stop taking themOmega-3 supplements continue to prevent psychological disorders up to 7 years after patients stop taking themNews
    and the Medical University of Vienna and published in the journal Nature Communications on August 11. The researchers followed up on a study in which young people at ultra-high risk of schizophrenia were givenRead more
  5. photo Anti-malaria drug given to soldiers linked to depression, killing veterans while boosting Big Pharma's psych drug profitsAnti-malaria drug given to soldiers linked to depression, killing veterans while boosting Big Pharma's psych drug profitsNews
    events. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) lists the following as side effects of mefloquine: • Depression• Anxiety• Psychosis• Schizophrenia• Feelings of mistrustRead more

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Schizophrenia

Disease

Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder. People with this disorder often show abnormal social behavior and fail to recognize what is real. Common symptoms include strange beliefs, unclear or confused thinking and language, hearing voices, reduced social activity, reduced expression of feelings and inactivity. Diagnosis is based on observing the person and what he or she says about...More