U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Author), National Institute of Mental Health (Author), (Author), National Institutes of Health (Author) and S.Smith (Editor) and (Illustrator)
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A detailed booklet that describes Schizophrenia, symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. This booklet is also for family and friends that are looking for further understanding of schizophrenia.
You will learn in this Booklet:
What is schizophrenia?
What are the symptoms of schizophrenia?
Disorders of Movement.
When does it start and who gets it?
Are people with schizophrenia violent?
What about suicide?
What about substance abuse?
Schizophrenia and nicotine
What causes schizophrenia?
Can schizophrenia be inherited?
Do people with schizophrenia have faulty brain chemistry?
Do the brains of people with schizophrenia look different?
How is schizophrenia treated?
Length of Treatment.
Illness Management Skills.
Integrated Treatment for Co-occurring Substance Abuse.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
What is the role of the patient's support system?
What is the outlook for the future?
How can a person participate in schizophrenia research?
Addendum to Schizophrenia January 2007
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