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What is schizophrenia? (Part II)

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Schizophrenia: In the previous article, we reviewed the definitions and causes of schizophrenia. In this article, we will diagnose and treat it. How Doctors Diagnose It? There are no medical tests available to diagnose schizophrenia. Doctors in all people are able to diagnose the disease based on their history and …

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Schizophrenia: What is schizophrenia? (First part)

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Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects about 1% of Americans. People with this condition may hear fictional sounds, see imaginary scenery, or have unrealistic feelings about others’ beliefs. These feelings can scare people and lead to abnormal behaviors. Although there is no definitive treatment for this disease, it …

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the effect of inviroment in schizophrenia petients

It’s not known what causes schizophrenia, but researchers believe that a combination of genetics and environment contributes to development of the disease. Problems with certain naturally occurring brain chemicals, including the neurotransmitters dopamine and glutamate, also may contribute to schizophrenia. Neuroimaging studies show differences in the brain structure and central …

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a group of severe brain disorders in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions and disordered thinking and behavior. The ability of people with schizophrenia to function normally and to care for themselves tends to deteriorate over time. Contrary to some …

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how would you help to someone with mental illness

If you’re seeking help for someone with mental illness, you may start by seeing his or her family doctor or a general practitioner. However, in some cases when you call to set up an appointment, you may be referred immediately to a psychiatrist. It’s a good idea to prepare for …

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the effect of inviroment in schizophrenia petients

It’s not known what causes schizophrenia, but researchers believe that a combination of genetics and environment contributes to development of the disease. Problems with certain naturally occurring brain chemicals, including the neurotransmitters dopamine and glutamate, also may contribute to schizophrenia. Neuroimaging studies show differences in the brain structure and central …

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Coping with an illness as serious as schizophrenia

Coping and support Coping with an illness as serious as schizophrenia Coping with an illness as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope with schizophrenia: Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the condition can help motivate …

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