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9 Ways Schizophrenia Changes Your Life

From getting the right support to changing your sleep habits, schizophrenia alters your life. Here are just a few ways.

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Strategies for Managing Schizophrenia Medication Side Effects

Medication typically used to treat schizophrenia often have side effects. Here are some strategies to manage the side effects so they don’t interfere with your daily life.

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Parasite in Cat Poop Linked to Schizophrenia

A large study suggests common pathogens, including one found in cat feces, are associated with an increased risk of serious psychiatric disorders and suicide.

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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.

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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.

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10 Influencers in Schizophrenia Recovery

Research shows that certain factors influence recovery from schizophrenia. Eileen Bailey offers a breakdown of the study with a list of what you can do to improve your health.

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10 Facts About Childhood Schizophrenia

Early diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia lead to better outcomes. Eileen Bailey highlights what you should know about childhood schizophrenia.