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  1. Symptoms of Schizophrenia - Topic Overview

    There are several types of schizophrenia. The most common type is paranoid schizophrenia. Paranoid schizophrenia People with paranoid schizophrenia have frightening thoughts and hear threatening voices. This causes them to act afraid or to argue with other people. Sometimes they attack other people or objects in their surroundings because they are afraid of them. This type of schizophrenia ...

  2. Schizophrenia and the Caregiver - Topic Overview

    As a family member or close friend,you may help take care of your loved one who has schizophrenia. You can help your loved one stay in treatment,take his or her medicines,and prevent symptoms from coming back ( relapse ). Along the way,be sure to take care of yourself too. It can be hard to watch a family member who was once happily planning for the future develop symptoms of confusion and ...

  3. Schizophrenia: Encouraging Social Skills - Topic Overview

    The negative symptoms of schizophrenia can be hard to treat. Medicines do not always work well for these symptoms,which include finding little or no pleasure in life and feeling no emotions. Negative symptoms may be harder to deal with than positive symptoms,because they often are long-lasting and may make your loved one appear to be concerned only about himself or herself. To help you deal ...

  4. Schizophrenia - Topic Overview

    What is schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is an illness that harms how your brain works and how you think. It affects each person in a different way,both on a daily basis and over a lifetime. How society and the people you come in contact with react to schizophrenia also can make a difference in how schizophrenia affects you. They may make it easier or harder for you to cope with the illness. ...

  5. Frequently Asked Questions About Schizophrenia

    These questions address key issues about schizophrenia, its causes, symptoms, treatment, and early warning signs.

  6. Mental Health and Delusional Disorder

    Delusional disorder, previously called paranoid disorder, is a mental disorder in which a person cannot tell what is real from what is imagined. Learn more.

  7. Therapy for Schizophrenia

    Therapy and rehabilitation can be very effective in treating schizophrenia. Learn how therapy can help a person living with schizophrenia.

  8. Schizophrenia Outlook: A Time for Hope

    As of today, schizophrenia cannot be cured. However, the outlook for people suffering from this illness continues to is improve

  9. How to Recognize Schizophrenia in Teens

    A look at how to spot the symptoms of schizophrenia in teens and how to tell the difference between ordinary teenage moodiness and signs of more serious illness.

  10. Schizophrenia Myths and Facts

    Learn how to separate myths and facts about the causes and symptoms of schizophrenia.

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