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Not everyone who hears voices is psychotic by David M. Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 10:49pm Did you hear that?   People in our society tend to think that hearing voices means you are crazy. We tell stories about this and we laugh at jokes, sometimes not to nice stories and jokes. It makes some of us feel safer to think that those who hear voices are not like us. We say that, even when we have heard the voices. The truth is tha ... Read on »
Creative Visionary Philip K. Dick by Douglas E. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sat 19 Nov 2011 3:31pm A new Science Channel documentary notes the writing of Philip K. Dick inspires research in “physics, robotics, even law enforcement” and that more movies have been made from his stories and novels than any other sci-fi author. “I want to write about people I love, and put them into a fictional world spun out of my own mind, not the world ... Read on »
Early Symptoms of Schizophrenia in Teens by Valash Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 12:00am The following articles was written by the talented, Wendy Graham freelancer. She contributes to OnlineCollegeGuru.org, a guide to online colleges. Despite recent efforts to educate the public about schizophrenia, many misconceptions about the disease still persist. Schizophrenia is a chronic disorder that often has its first onset in the late ... Read on »
Is There a Link Between Insomnia and Paranoia? by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:42pm A study published in the March 2009 issue of Schizophrenia Research examines the complex relationship between chronic insomnia and paranoid ideation. Previous research has found that insomnia is a potential cause of anxiety, depression, and hallucinations while separate research has shown that these same factors are predictors of paranoia. In the ... Read on »
My Frustration: There is more to Schizophrenia than the Voices by Valash Posted Wed 15 Dec 2010 12:00am One of the greatest things that frustrate me about living with this illness is the fact that most people do not understand what it is even though they think they know. Sometimes I feel so misunderstood by not only certain individuals but by society. Because when I say the word "Schizophrenia" they automatically think voices and that the individu ... Read on »
N-acetylcysteine Holds Promise for Chronic Schizophrenia by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 1 Comment A new research study shows that supplementation with N-acetylcysteine significantly improves symptoms in schizophrenia patients in as little as two weeks. In the study, 140 patients (mean age, 37 years) with chronic schizophrenia were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, NAC (1 g twice a day) or placebo, in addition to t ... Read on »
How to turn anxiety into paranoia by David M. Posted Thu 07 Feb 2013 5:00am Robert Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Some days it is a short trip from anxiety to paranoia The higher the volume is turned up on your anxiety control the greater the risk that this could lead to paranoia. Some caveats here. In this context I am not talking about one of the paranoia’s that are currently d ... Read on »
Schizophrenia by Kate K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:58am I began hearing voices in my mid twenties but the voices were mostly beneficial voices. They were guides, teachers and friends. It wasn't until a little after I turned thirty six that the voices became intrusive and manipulative. About a year before that point the beneficial voices instructed me to study and follow the I Ching. I did this and ... Read on »
The Nature of Schizophrenia by Robert Folzenlogen Posted Sun 03 Nov 2013 12:00am A string of violent tragedies have plagued the U.S. over the past few years.  In many cases, the perpetrator has been a young man who, prior to the event, had demonstrated unusual behavior or disordered thought processes, such as social isolation, paranoia, or hallucinations. Indeed, the backgrounds of many assailants suggest the diagnosis ... Read on »
Schizophrenia Treatment - 5 Dangers by Stopping Taking Your Drugs by Ronen D. Posted Wed 26 Nov 2008 3:43am I keep receiving many e-mails and phone calls; from consumers whom are asking me whether it is a good idea to stop taking your drugs since those people feel well and ok now. My answer to them is – Don't dare to do so! It can become your worst nightmare in the recent years. Here are 5 dangers of stopping taking your psychiatric drugs: 1)  ... Read on »