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Schizophrenia: A Story Of Living by Michele Rosenthal Posted Fri 20 Sep 2013 8:00am Guest Post By: Mary Ann Goughler Thanks for having me as a guest. I’d like to share my personal story with you. I spent the first 30 years of my life barely talking……only speaking the usual pleasantries or just nodding and shaking my head. I just “came out” about having Schizophrenia a few years ago to family, friends ... Read on »
Parents of Children with Bipolar Disorder and Childhood Onset Schizophrenia Tell Common Stories by Chrisa H. Facebook Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 9:47am I’ll never forget the day my son’s therapist told me he needed to be hospitalized.  He was 11 years old and had spent his entire life vacillating between extreme happiness and extreme rage.  He heard voices and saw things no one else could.  Pediatricians and neurologists and developmental specialists had told us he was autistic.  That he had a s ... Read on »
Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia - A film by Delaney Ruston, MD - MyDOC Productions by Diane R. Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 9:10am My gut says this is going to be great: Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia - A film by Delaney Ruston, MD - MyDOC Productions I haven't been THIS excited since SITC... though that would be the likely end of any comparison. Click. View. Share. D 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 »
Everyday Heroes : The story of Raymond Anthony Fernando and Doris with schizophrenia by Nancie .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Aug 2012 12:28am Dear Friends, Thanks for stopping by! I just saw this encouraging story of a man's love and support to his wife who has schizophrenia Everyday Heroes : Raymond Anthony Fernando The story of Raymond and Doris Recently, Channel 5 of Singapore TV shows the touching s ... Read on »
The Danny Diaries:Overcoming Schizophrenia - a mother's experience by Rossa Forbes Posted Fri 21 Oct 2011 12:00am The Danny Diaries: Overcoming Schizophrenia by Ann Cluver Weinberg This is a memorable schizophrenia story, written from the point of view of the mother. Why "great"? Because there is no other schizophrenia memoir, written by a mother that shows by vivid example how, by understanding and supporting another person, full recovery can happen ... Read on »
Schizophrenia and "The Soloist" by Dr. Deb Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Apr 2009 12:23am The Soloist is the true story of Los Angeles journalist, Steve Lopez, who befriends a man named Nathaniel Ayers. Ayers happens to be a homeless Julliard trained musician who has Schizophrenia.  It is a most special story about loss, friendship, understanding and redemption. Much stigma surrounds Schizophrenia despite resear ... Read on »
New Article and Screening of the Living with Schizophrenia Documentary by Valash Posted Fri 20 Jul 2012 12:00am   I had a busy week with interviews about my personal experiences with schizophrenia including that with Ms. Jackie Jones from Black America Web, and the the screening of the documentary Living with Schizophrenia: A Call for Hope and Recovery which was held at the Benjamin Steakhouse in New York City on Thursday, July 19, 2012. T ... Read on »
Living with Schizophrenia: A Misunderstood and Stigmatized Illness by Crystal T. Posted Tue 17 May 2011 9:38pm “Living with Schizophrenia: A Call for Hope and Recovery” is a half-hour documentary film that tells the story of three people who are living meaningful lives with schizophrenia, a chronic and potentially disabling brain disorder.   Visit view the documentary trailer.   The film sets out to ... 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 »