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ADHD Symptoms

Schizophrenia And Some Facts

In my previous blogs I have discussed Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, as well as ADHD.  In this blog I will discuss Schizophrenia and Psychosis.  This article will discuss the basics on Schizophrenia.  In particular, it will discuss the criteria for the positive, negative,...
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Social Skills

Social Skills Training For Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia?  According to , schizophrenia is a mental disorder that is a severe than most that is characterized by profound deficits in thinking, perception, affect, and social behavior.  According to , the main symptoms of schizophrenia are "hallucinations, delusions, thought disorder, abnormal affect and disturbance of motor behavior."  According to , despite the delusions and hallucinations, which are the positive symptoms of shizophrenia, the negative symptoms of schizophrenia are also present.  According to...
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What Are The Subtypes Of Schizophrenia?

In my previous article I discussed some information on Schizophrenia, in this article I will expand upon this topic.  I will include subtypes of Schizophrenia.  According to , the subtypes of schizophrenia include Paranoid Schizophrenia, Disorganized Schizophrenia, Catatonic Shizophrenia, Residual Shizophrenia, in addition to Schizoaffective Disorder.

What Are The Subtypes Of Schizophrenia?

According to , the following represent the subtypes of Schizophrenia:

Paranoid Schizophrenia

Disorganized Schizoprehnia

Catatonic Schizophrenia

Residual schizophrenia

Schizoaffective disorder

What Is Paranoid Schizophrenia?

According to , the first subtype of Schizophrenic diagnoses...
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What Is Schizophrenia?

Ladies and gentlemen and boys and girls, welcome to my new blog about Psychosis and Schizophrenia.  In this article, I will be describing the psychotic disorder called Schizophrenia.

What Is Schizophrenia?

What is Schizophrenia?  According to , shizophrenia is a brain and behavior disorder.  It impacts how one thinks, feels, and acts.  According to, schizophrenics can have "trouble distinguishing reality from fantasy, expressing and managing normal emotions and making decisions."...
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Mental Health

The Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Done

What's the craziest thing you've ever done?

When this question is asked to a person with mental illness be prepared for something unusual. People who suffer from psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, sometimes have very poor judgment or low inhibitions. That is they will do things without a care, that most people wouldn't ever dare venture to attempt. One thing from my life, that jumps out right away, would be hitch hiking across the...
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Bipolar Laid Bare

Latuda May Promote Weight Loss

Weight gain is a serious issue for people with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. People with these disorders are more likely to be overweight than the general population. Up to 63% of people with schizophrenia and 68% of people with bipolar disorder are either overweight or obese. This can lead to a number of physical and mental health problems including cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome and cognition problems. Antipsychotic medication can be a significant factor...
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6 Dangerous Delusions To Encounter

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Have you ever spoken to someone with delusions? Would you know a delusion if you encountered one? What about a person experiencing a hallucination? If you found yourself shaking your head "no" to these questions, that's okay because your are not alone. This and next week's article will attempt to thoroughly explain them.

Can you imagine being told that what you firmly believe is your reality is...
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