A 10-year longitudinal study linked onset pattern and long-term prognosis in individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia.
The study surveyed a total of 664 patients with untreated psychosis. At first examination, they were divided into severe positive symptoms cases (SC) or less severe cases (NonSC). The prognosis among the two groups... Read more
Summer is here and I want to talk about keeping healthy in the hot weather.
I recommend that if your town or city has a Greenmarket or Farmers Market you screw up the ethic to spend money on healthful produce. You can use food stamps in New York State to pay for Greenmarket food. Investigate whether your state also allows you to... Read more
Schizophrenia News: July 2013
One of the most critical factors in achieving successful employment for individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia is social cognition: the ability to understand and appropriately respond to social interactions.
Felice Reddy, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral... Read more
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month takes place every July in America to focus on access to treatment and recovery resources for minorities living with mental health conditions.
I hesitate in the current day to use the term minority to describe the vibrant, growing, influential individuals in society who have the equal... Read more
The Center for Medicaid Services in its 2007 letter indicated:
"Peer support services are an evidence-based mental health model of care which consists of a qualified peer support provider who assists individuals with their recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders. CMS recognizes that the experiences of peer support... Read more