Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Christina Bruni's Posts

IMHO: Getting The Right Treatment Right Away Halts Disability

With the latest focus on treating individuals in the prodromal stage with psychosocial modalities, with or without medication, I wanted to give my take on the story.   In 1986, exactly one year before I had my breakdown, I sought help because I felt something wasn't right.  I met with a woman at the Student Life Office on my college... Read moreChevron

IMHO: Getting The Right Treatment Right Away Halts Disability

With the latest focus on treating individuals in the prodromal stage with psychosocial modalities, with or without medication, I wanted to give my take on the story.   In 1986, exactly one year before I had my breakdown, I sought help because I felt something wasn't right.  I met with a woman at the Student Life Office on my college... Read moreChevron

Schizophrenia News: July 2014

The biological root of schizophrenia is becoming clearer.   Researchers have found this illness is linked to 108 genes.  They used 80,000 genetic samples and it took seven years and the work of 300 scientists from around the world.  The researchers were part of the Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics... Read moreChevron

Healthy Summer Recipes 2014

It's prime time for Greenmarkets like the one in Union Square in New York City and in areas in America within traveling distance of local farms.   I've decided to make the Healthy Recipes a yearly feature here at the schizophrenia community.   I recommend you buy or check out of the library a copy of The Organic Food Shopper's Guide by... Read moreChevron

Book Review: Surviving Schizophrenia

The Sixth edition of Surviving Schizophrenia: a Family Manual was published in December 2013.  I first read the 1983 first edition in 1987 when I came out of the hospital.   The author is E. Fuller Torrey, M.D. and his sister had schizophrenia and died in her early fifties.   I recommend this newly revised and updated book as the... Read moreChevron