Oh no, is schizophrenia hereditary?

Many people wonder whether certain psychiatric disorders are genetic. In this post, let us talk about schizophrenia. As soon as a person is diagnosed with…

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About the onset of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, like many other psychiatric disorders, shows its symptoms during adolescence. In the phase of late teens, the brain undergoes a critical phase of development…

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The definition of schizophrenia

Mind is our only tool to perceive this world. What we perceive with our senses, the mind interprets and creates our reality. Now what happens…

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What is paranoid schizophrenia?

People suffering from paranoid schizophrenia suffer from delusions that someone is trying to kill them. They may also suffer from auditory hallucinations. They might hear…

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What are the subtypes of schizophrenia

When a person suffers from schizophrenia, the clinician first analyses the symptoms in order to categorize the disorder into one of the types of schizophrenia….

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Oh no, is schizophrenia hereditary?

June 3, 2014 | Schizophrenia
Many people wonder whether certain psychiatric disorders are genetic. In this post, let us talk about schizophrenia. As soon as a person is diagnosed with any disorder, the first and the foremost question that comes to the mind of the patient or anyone else around is: is this problem hereditary?
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About the onset of schizophrenia

June 1, 2014 | Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia, like many other psychiatric disorders, shows its symptoms during adolescence. In the phase of late teens, the brain undergoes a critical phase of development which is why it is vulnerable to the onset of schizophrenia. Though this is a serious disorder, it is also treatable. Of co
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The definition of schizophrenia

May 30, 2014 | Schizophrenia
Mind is our only tool to perceive this world. What we perceive with our senses, the mind interprets and creates our reality. Now what happens if the mind interprets everything in a different way? Well, our reality changes abnormally. A person suffering from schizophrenia is someone who lives in
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What is paranoid schizophrenia?

May 28, 2014 | Schizophrenia
People suffering from paranoid schizophrenia suffer from delusions that someone is trying to kill them. They may also suffer from auditory hallucinations. They might hear sounds which are unreal. Other delusions may include thoughts of personal grandeur which means that they may believe that the
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What are the subtypes of schizophrenia

May 26, 2014 | Schizophrenia
When a person suffers from schizophrenia, the clinician first analyses the symptoms in order to categorize the disorder into one of the types of schizophrenia. There are mainly 4 subtypes. Depending upon the symptoms of the patient, the subtype is identified. Here are the four subtypes of sch
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The history of schizophrenia

May 24, 2014 | Schizophrenia
The term schizophrenia was not coined until the year 1911, but this psychiatric disorder existed since thousands of years. Till the term was coined, it was labeled and perceived in various ways. Let us take a deeper look at the history of schizophrenia. The days of ‘evil spirits’ and brutal
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What are the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia?

May 22, 2014 | Schizophrenia
A mental disorder that usually results into a poor mental response and low thinking ability of an individual is usually referred to as Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia, in a way is a disorder that relates to the brain of a person affecting various functions of the brain such as the thinking capac
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Treatment for catatonic schizophrenia

May 20, 2014 | Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a state of mind where a rational person fails to behave in an expected manner failing to have a train of rational thoughts, low emotional control, poor concentration, unexpected social behavior and breaking connection with the outside world. There is further a disturbed state
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Schizophrenia, can it be cured completely?

May 19, 2014 | Schizophrenia
A mental disorder that adversely affects the sensation and thought process of an individual is termed as Schizophrenia. When in Schizophrenia, an individual tends to face non occurring situations. A person may hear any sounds or noises or may even feel sensations in the body. However, in the
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How to get a Schizophrenia diagnosis?

May 15, 2014 | Schizophrenia,Schizophrenia diagnosis
From ancient times, there have been a number of disorders that have been affecting the functioning of the human brain due to various reasons. Schizophrenia has been one of such mental disorder that tends to impact on the working tendency of some parts of the human brain. Schizophrenia is a me
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