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Tools for Diagnosing Schizophrenia

It can be difficult to diagnose schizophrenia. Eileen Bailey discusses the different steps involved in the diagnostic process to ensure an accurate diagnosis.

By Eileen Bailey

Early Warning Signs of Schizophrenia

The earlier schizophrenia is treated the better the outcome. Here are some warning signs to look out for.

By Eileen Bailey

Ways Early Intervention Helps Schizophrenia

Research has found that the sooner people start treatment for schizophrenia, the better the outcome for symptom reduction and functioning.

By Eileen Bailey

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): How It Saved My Life But Destroyed My Memory

Is ECT barbaric or life-saving? One woman explains how electroconvulsive therapy saved her life but left her with substantial memory loss.

By Rachel Star Withers

Risk Factors for Developing Schizophrenia

The exact cause of schizophrenia is unknown however, scientists believe that both genetic and environmental factors play a role. Here are nine risk factors.

By Eileen Bailey

9 Things You Should Know About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is often misunderstood. Health writer Eileen Bailey dispels the myths associated with it and offers key insights into the disorder.

By Eileen Bailey