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  1. My Ex has schizophrenia. My daughter is 3 years old, but she is showing early signs of the illness, i.e. delayed speech, flat affect, lack of eye contact. Who can help?
  2. How would you treat someone who has both schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease? Would treating the schizophrenia worsen the Parkinson's and vice versa?
  3. What is Cognitive Remediation Therapy? Can you give me a concrete example of this treatment in terms of what I would actually do in a session so I can get a sense of what this therapy would feel like if I undertook it?
  4. I've read that new research has shown marijuana use can cause schizophrenia in people with a predisposition for this brain disorder. The subtype, disorganized schizophrenia, especially. Why is this?
  5. Doctors have given conflicting diagnosis for my brother's mental illness. Some say schizophrenia and others only acute depression. He is currently on treatment for depression.

    Is there any definitive test for schizophrenia? We have heard abo ...
  6. What specific treatment options are available for eliminating or minimizing referential thinking in patients with schizoaffective disorder?
  7. Can chronic stress cause schizophrenia?
  8. My husband has schizophrenia but refuses to take his medication. He is deteriorating and is crying out for help. What can I do to help?
  9. My mother was diagnosed with Schizophrenia at a very young age and has suffered from the condition for over 40 years.

    I am 19 years old and seeing gradual changes in my behavior patterns. These changes could be due to growth or hormonal chang ...
  10. I am a seventeen-year old boy who has been smoking marijuna weekly for 4-5 months. I recently became aware that I have many symptoms of thought disorder, such as distractability, tangentiality, illogicality, neologisms, persistent repetition of words ...