Schizophrenia is one of the most disabling illnesses in the world. The disease wreaks havoc on everyday functioning, affecting the ability to live independently, engage in productive activities and social interactions, and attain/maintain employment.
Recent evidence from a Canadian research group indicates that a combination of underlying factors may help explain why schizophrenia in women differs substantially from schizophrenia in men.
An early intervention approach to psychosis is showing promise as a way to treat schizophrenia and lessen the severity of early psychotic episodes.
Aloof, indifferent, unable to experience pleasure, seemingly incapable of interacting socially – these are some of the indicators of schizoid personality disorder. When a woman is diagnosed with schizoid personality disorder, she may not […]
Schizoaffective disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by a set of symptoms that combines features of schizophrenia with features of depression, mania, or some other form of mood disorder. Compared to most other mental […]
What happens when you or someone you love no longer lives in reality? From imagining enemies around every corner to experiencing confused thoughts that make normal life impossible, schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder that […]
Schizophrenia is a mental health concern that produces episodes of psychotic behavior, including delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thoughts and speech, and an apparent lack of emotion. It affects social behavior and cognition, interfering with relationships […]
Schizophrenia is a highly disruptive form of mental illness known for its ability to trigger psychosis, a state most commonly marked by delusional thought patterns and sensory hallucinations. Doctors often face tremendous challenges in […]
Heavy methamphetamine users may be at a significantly higher risk for developing schizophrenia than others, according to researchers from Toronto’s Centre of Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The researchers’ findings-based on the world’s first […]