Schizophrenia is an often-misunderstood brain disease that affects about 1 percent of the population worldwide. Symptoms can include, but are not limited to: delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking and speech, and bizarre or inappropriate behavior.
AMEDEO Literature Guide - Schizophrenia
Pfizer sponsored site providing current psychiatric studies and reports from major psychiatric and psychological journals.
Clinical Trials Listing - Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders
Subsection of website describing current treatment and drug studies which offer opportunities to participate in research and qualify for experimental treatment programs.
The Dopamine Hypothesis of Schizophrenia
One page article that addresses the theory of increased levels of dopamine in patients who have symptoms of schizophrenia. Bibliography included.
Genetics of Schizophrenia and Affective Disorder
One page published article studying familial factors of schizophrenia and related disorders. Includes bibliography.
Harvard Brain Tissue Center
One of few national resources for the collection and distribution of postmortem human brain tissue for research in causes of brain diseases including schizophrenia.
Hypoxia - a Neurodevelopmental Cause
Brief collation of material which describes effect of prenatal hypoxia and also happens in schizophrenia.
James Cook University - High Fat/Low Carb Diet Could Combat Schizophrenia
A study from Australia suggests that the ketogenic diet may benefit patients with schizophrenia.
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
An academic research center studying causes, manifestations and innovative treatments of schizophrenia. Hosts a brain bank which collects postmortem human brain tissue for research in pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Post doctoral fellowship training program is described.
Molecular Genetics of Schizophrenia
Research study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO seeks sisters and brothers with schizophrenia to participate in a genetic research project.
The Nurse Practitioner Role in Psychiatric Nursing
Professional paper addressing the rationale for a psychiatric nurse practitioner role and the advantages of this new role. Includes bibliography.
Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE)
An NIMH research project that seeks to change the trajectory and prognosis of schizophrenia through coordinated and aggressive treatment in the earliest stages.
Newsletter featuring schizophrenia resources for mental health professionals, patients, and families.
Schizophrenia - Are We on the Same Bus?
What is schizophrenia and how it impacts daily life.
Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse - Bibliography
One page listing of over 80 publications that address schizophrenia and substance abuse.
Schizophrenia Bi-Polar Newsletter
Learn the facts and theories about schizophrenia and avoid the pitfalls.
Scientific American - Decoding Schizophrenia
A fuller understanding of signaling in the brain of people with this disorder offers new hope for improved therapy.
Structural MRI research on schizophrenia.
Structural MRI research conducted at the Rudolf Magnus Institute for Neurosciences in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on schizophrenia.
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