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Christina Bruni's Posts

3 Tips About Warm Weather and Schizophrenia


All hail the warm weather! We're coming out of what was, for a lot of us, an arctic chill-filled snowy daze.

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6 Coping Strategies for Hearing Voices

Hearing voices is a common experience for people who have schizophrenia. Yet not everyone who has this illness hears voices and others who do not have schizophrenia might hear voices. Changes in the brain linked to the auditory thalamus might cause voices, according to recent research.


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3 Schizophrenia Treatment Tactics for Mental Health Awareness Month 2015

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  I wanted to focus on an overview of schizophrenia treatment and recovery. In a lot of ways, things have changed since I was first diagnosed in 1987. Yet in some ways things are the same.

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5 Thoughts on Schizophrenia Recovery at Mid Life


This month I turned 50. This was taken two weeks before my birthday. I treated myself to a makeup lesson to celebrate. In our older years the motto should be: "Have more fun!"

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4 Thoughts on Schizophrenia and Trauma

This month I'm focusing on Schizophrenia and trauma. Here are some key things to consider:

Early childhood experiences can be traumatic.

Yes. I experienced childhood trauma. The neighborhood kids bullied me. My mother was verbally abusive toward me. At 13, I wore the same holey jeans all the time; I wasn't taking... Read moreChevron