Reducing Schizophrenia Meds

A recent study noted the benefits of reducing medication for some schizophrenia patients. Here is a recap of the findings.
Christina Bruni

5 Tips for Diabetes Management for Schizophrenia Patients

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise in individuals with schizophrenia who take atypical medications. The biggest culprits in the poundage war are clozapine (Clozaril) and olanzapine (Zyprexa). Along with other factors like inactivity and increased cigaret...
Christina Bruni

3 Strategies for Coping with Anxiety

This month’s SharePost is about schizophrenia and anxiety. A significant number of individuals diagnosed with this illness also have co-occurring anxiety. Emotional symptoms include trouble focusing, irritability, restlessness, depression. Physical s...
Christina Bruni

Top 3 Healthy Schizophrenia Recovery Habits

The three habits of courage, adaptability, and hard work served me well in recovery and could serve you well too: Courage Courage is a rudimentary ability to persist in the face of an unknown future or potential risk. It isn’t easy to confront the tr...
Christina Bruni

Schizophrenia News: May 2015

This SharePost will be a roundup of the latest schizophrenia news linked to my own observations on the topic. Genetic imbalance The theory has long been held that schizophrenia can be caused by the interplay of genetic and environmental factors. One ...
Christina Bruni

3 Tips About Warm Weather and Schizophrenia

Credit: Thinkstock All hail the warm weather! We’re coming out of what was, for a lot of us, an arctic chill-filled snowy daze. With the change in the season, I wanted to revisit some strategies for managing schizophrenia through this transition. Whi...
Christina Bruni

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