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Highly creative people have brains similar to those with schizophrenia by Douglas E. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 19 May 2010 8:34pm New research provides more neuroscientific explanation for the link between mental health/illness and creativity. A press release reports: “By studying receptors in the brain, researchers at Karolinska Institute have managed to show that the dopamine system in healthy, highly creative people is similar in some respects to that seen in ... Read on »
Large Study Underway To Test Posit Science Exercises in People with Schizophrenia by Michael Merzenich Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 17 Jun 2013 1:24pm We are excited to share this video news report about a schizophrenia study we have been working on for the past few years. The e-CAeSAR Study is being conducted in partnership with the Schizophrenia Trials Network at ten top-tier research centers nationwide. The trial tests a unique online cognitive training program (called “PACR”) designed for ... Read on »
Large Study Underway To Test Posit Science Exercises in People with Schizophrenia by Michael Merzenich Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 19 Jun 2013 10:05pm We are excited to share this video news report about a schizophrenia study we have been working on for the past few years. The e-CAeSAR Study is being conducted in partnership with the Schizophrenia Trials Network at ten top-tier research centers nationwide. The trial tests a unique online cognitive training progr ... Read on »
They erroneously shot Peel's personal EQ2 Gold carried out schizophrenia by runescapemoneyso Posted Fri 05 Apr 2013 1:14am   They erroneously shot Peel's personalEQ2 Platinumassistant, Edward Drummond. In their following murder tryout, McNaughton's reasons ended up exposed to get delusional. This individual thought that he was being harassed as well as held beneath monitoring from the ruling governmentalEverQuest 2 Platinumget together.    In the modern era ho ... Read on »
Dissociative Disorder is Not Schizophrenia: Truths and Myths about Mental Health by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 16 May 2010 12:00am This is a topic I've wanted to discuss further here for quite some time. Many people in the general public confuse Schizophrenia with Dissociative Identity Disorder (D.I.D.), formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder. Some people also believe having Schizophrenia means that you have "split personalities". Those of us who have personal exp ... Read on »
so-called 'schizophrenia' by Marion H. Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 11:59am      So-called ‘Schizophrenia’ as a Process of Uncontrolled                           Spiritual Emergence or ‘Spiritual Emergency’        The psychiatric profession has created one of the greatest myths of our time by describing so-called 'schizophrenia' as a nonspecific disease or ‘mental illness’. It was German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin (1856-1 ... Read on »
Use Of Antipsychotic Drugs Improves Life Expectancy For Individuals With Schizophrenia by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 7:19pm Results of a Johns Hopkins study suggest that individuals with schizophrenia are significantly more likely to live longer if they take their antipsychotic drugs on schedule, avoid extremely high doses and also regularly see a mental health professional. “We know that antipsychotic medications reduce symptoms, and our study shows that stayin ... Read on »
The Conundrum: to force, or not to force people to get treatment? (this is going to be a long one) by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:07pm I'm a little on the fence about this issue. I've discussed forced treatment before on this blog. The reason I'm on the fence about it is, while I agree with E. Fuller Torrey, author of Surviving Schizophrenia (which I think is an excellent book like no other that exists) and founder of the Treatment Advocacy Center on some points, I don't complet ... Read on »
Brain shrinkage okay for schizophrenia, but not for depression by Rossa Forbes Posted Fri 18 Feb 2011 12:00am I follow a blog called Family Dysfunction and Mental Health by Dr. David Allen. I stopped commenting on that blog because the last few times my comments did not appear/were not approved. Dr. Allen's blog appears to have a healthy number of followers, but few comments. I noticed that the people who tended to comment are opinioned about his views ... Read on »
Unlocked: the secrets of schizophrenia - Article by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 4:29pm Scientists have discovered a remarkable similarity between the genetic faults behind both schizophrenia and manic depression in a breakthrough that is expected to open the way to new treatments for two of the most common mental illnesses, affecting millions of people. Previously doctors had assumed that the two conditions were quite ... Read on »