Living With Schizophrenia Directory
Schizophrenia affects the way a person perceives, behaves, reacts and relates to the world around them. As a result, living with schizophrenia is a challenge for the patient and their loved ones. Coping with schizophrenia results in working closely with the patient’s medical team. It involves finding schizophrenia support. Living with the condition requires understanding treatment for individuals. In turn, families need to understand how to carry out treatments at home. Families need schizophrenia support for life’s routines and crises. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on living with schizophrenia, where to find help, how to manage it and much more.
Our understanding and treatment of schizophrenia has come a long way. Learn more about the prognosis for someone with schizophrenia and their chances of recovery at WebMD.
Schizophrenia and Marijuana: Trigger or Treatment?
Schizophrenia has no single cause, but marijuana use -- especially when you’re young -- is linked to earlier onset and worse symptoms. Here’s what you should know about pot and psychosis.
What Is Schizophrenia Prodrome?
Find out what kinds of symptoms you might have weeks or even years before a full-blown case of schizophrenia begins.
What Is Schizophreniform Disorder?
You might think it’s schizophrenia, but schizophreniform disorder is different.
Helping a Schizophrenia Patient Stick With Meds
Advice for caregivers of people with schizophrenia on how to get patients to stick with their medications.
Schizophrenia: How to Avoid Caregiver Stress
Advice for caregivers of schizophrenia patients on how to avoid caregiver stress and burnout.
Schizophrenia: How to Get a Support System in Place
Tips for schizophrenia patients on how to reach out to family, friends, and health care professionals to get a support system in place.
How to Talk to Others About Schizophrenia
Advice for caregivers or schizophrenia patients on how to talk to others about the condition.
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Faces of Schizophrenia You May Know
Some very famous or accomplished people have had or are living with schizophrenia. Meet some who have been diagnosed with this mental illness.
Types of Psychotic Disorders
Learn about the symptoms of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder, delusional disorder, and more.