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Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia is a brain disorder affecting over 20 million people in the world.  There is still a lot we don’t know about why and how this chronic condition develops. However, ongoing clinical research efforts show growing evidence of chemical and structural differences in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia. These new developments may eventually help …

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How serious is a schizophrenia diagnosis?

How Serious is a Schizophrenia Diagnosis?

Schizophrenia is a chronic disorder, and fears about it rarely contain any truth. While it can be serious, a diagnosis of schizophrenia doesn’t mean a life of never-ending worsening symptoms and recurring hospitalizations. It means setting aside the myths that say you can’t get better, embarking on the treatments that have proven you can. Symptoms …

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Supporting Someone with Schizophrenia

Supporting Someone with Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a challenging brain disorder that affects how a person acts, thinks, and sees the world. It often makes it difficult to think clearly, regulate emotions, distinguish reality, and relate to others. If you have a loved one with schizophrenia, supporting them can make a huge difference by helping them find the right treatment, …

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Shattering the stigma of schizophrenia

Shattering the Schizophrenia Stigma

As with any challenge we face in life, the support of loved ones, faith, and community aids in successfully navigating the path to resolution and healing. When it comes to mental health issues like schizophrenia, deep-rooted misinformation and stigma can isolate and shame individuals. In many cases, it’s unintentional, and sometimes it’s not. By shattering …

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Schizophrenia myths and misconceptions

Schizophrenia – Myths and Misconception

Mental health disorders typically have certain stigmas surrounding them. Schizophrenia is no exception, with movies and TV shows amplifying stereotypes. Fact and fiction weave amongst the blurred lines, and many people wonder if it will ever change. It’s common for people not to know they have schizophrenia due to all the myths and misconceptions. In …

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Caregiver Burnout

The symptoms of schizophrenia include delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized behavior. These symptoms interfere with work, self-care, and interpersonal relationships for an extended period. Watching your loved one deal with schizophrenia can be draining along with the physical requirements needed each day. Caregiver burnout is real, and if left unchecked, it can be detrimental not only to the …

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The Sad Truth About COVID-19 and Schizophrenia

As the World Health Organization (WHO) and governments scramble to flatten the curve of COVID-19, a one-size-fits-all approach has been taken with the general populace. For those in certain marginalized groups such as individuals with schizophrenia and other related disorders, these strategies may be less effective. Schizophrenia can be unpredictable in the best of times, …

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