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The word does sound very scary, but if you go on a get to know about the medical condition you’ll realise that it’s not a complication condition and can be dealt with in a proper manner. The mental condition is as common as 1 in 100 people. Read up about Schizophrenia and help a dear one out. Infographic by – Rethink Mental Illness

What Do You Know About Schizophrenia

Rethink Mental Illness Infographic - share so people understand schizophrenia. This makes me think of all my sick patients at work who are mistreated and misunderstood. Praying for them.

Learning about Disorganized schiz

A person does not suddenly wake up one morning with a new illness called schizophrenia. The development of schizophrenia is a process that takes place over

Critical History of Schizophrenia (Hardcover) (Kieran Mcnally)

Critical History of Schizophrenia (Hardcover) (Kieran Mcnally)

The insulin treatment of schizophrenia...how far we've come and yet there is a vast of knowledge unknown about the wonders of the human mind

a doctor in an asylum administering "insulin treatment" which was really just putting the patient into insulin shock and often causing comas.

(1) President Abraham Lincoln, who had depression (2) Writer Virginia Woolf, who had bipolar disorder (3) Artist Vincent Van Gogh, who had bipolar disorder (4) Writer Sylvia Plath, who had depression (5) Mathematician John Nash (from A Brilliant Mind), who had schizophrenia

Do Mentally Ill People 'Scare' You? Well, These Famous People Are Certainly Not Scary. (How about we fix the mental health care system in this country!

Nursing management of schizophrenia involves recognizing schizophrenia, establishing trust and rapport, maximizing level of functioning, assessing positive and negative symptoms, assessing medical history and evaluating support system.

6 Schizophrenia Nursing Care Plans

Nursing management of schizophrenia involves recognizing schizophrenia, establishing trust and rapport, maximizing level of functioning, assessing positive and negative symptoms, assessing medical history and evaluating support system.

Slipping into psychosis: living in the prodrome (part 1)  When does a strong idea take on a pathological flavor? How does a metaphysical crisis morph into a medical one? At what point does our interpretation of the world become so fixed that it no longer matters “what almost everyone else believes” [part of the definition of ‘delusion’ in the DSM]?

Slipping into psychosis: living in the prodrome (part 1

On mental health, violence and environmental influences. A conglomeration of factors that may lead to violent antisocial behavior.

A Not Entirely Serious Future History of Neuroscience :   Authors note: resting for a moment in a dark corner of the Society for Neuroscience conferences poster hall on the quiet solitude of the Wednesday afternoon in the History of Neuroscience aisle a shambling figure bent with age appeared with a speed that belied his years. Suddenly lunging for me he shoved a sheaf of papers into my hand hissing in my ear it gets worseso much worse. Startled I glanced at the front page and the date…

A Not Entirely Serious Future History of Neuroscience : Authors note: resting for a moment in a dark corner of the Society for Neuroscience conferences poster hall on the quiet solitude of the Wednesday afternoon in the History of Neuroscience aisle a shambling figure bent with age appeared with a speed that belied his years. Suddenly lunging for me he shoved a sheaf of papers into my hand hissing in my ear it gets worseso much worse. Startled I glanced at the front page and the date…

Louis Wain's drawings of cats changed as his schizophrenia progressed.....

The 10 Creepiest Cat Pictures in Art History

Louis Wain – was an English artist best known for his drawings, which consistently featured anthropomorphised large-eyed cats and kittens.

Good news for people who've worried that smoking too much marijuana (cannabis) -- especially as a teenager -- might lead to some dramatic problems in the future, even schizophrenia. New research from Harvard Medical School, in a comparison between families with a history of schizophrenia and those without, finds little support for marijuana use as a cause of schizophrenia. "The results of the current study suggest that having an increased familial morbid risk for schizophrenia may be...

Not liking this photo of what looks like a very young person smoking but. new research from Harvard Medical School, comparing families with a history of schizophrenia and those without, finds little support for marijuana use as a cause of schizophrenia.

Brain scans of children who have parents or siblings with the illness reveal a neural circuitry that is hyperactivated or stressed by tasks that peers with no family history of the illness seem to handle with ease.

fMRI could ID kids vulnerable to schizophrenia before symptom onset: mage reflects brain activation abnormalities in children and adolescents with a family history of schizophrenia, themselves at greater risk for schizophrenia.

Drugs to treat fibromyalgia just as likely to harm as help, review finds

Drugs to treat fibromyalgia just as likely to harm as help, review finds

Breast milk reduces risk of sepsis and intensive care costs in very-low-birth-weight infants