Schizophrenia

DSM 5 Schizophrenia (A guide)

DSM 5 Schizophrenia - A complete guide about this mental illness called Schizophrenia according to the DSM 5. In this guide, we will discuss the criteria of the DSM 5 Schizophrenia, the category to which this disorder belongs, its causes and treatment. DSM 5 Schizophrenia...

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Schizophrenia in Children (A complete Guide)

In this guide, we will discuss what Schizophrenia in children means, symptoms and treatment options.  Schizophrenia in children: what is it? Schizophrenia in children (childhood schizophrenia) is considered an uncommon but severe mental disorder in which children interpret their reality in an abnormal way. According...

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Schizophrenia Medication (A complete guide)

In this guide, we will discuss schizophrenia medication, most commonly prescribed medications, what happens when there is no response to treatment and some considerations. Schizophrenia medication: How many are there? Schizophrenia medication include second-generation antipsychotics such as: Aripiprazole (Abilify)Aripiprazole lauroxil (Aristada)Asenapine (Saphris)Clozapine (Clozaril)Iloperidone (Fanapt)Lurasidone (Latuda)Olanzapine...

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Schizophrenia spectrum (A brief guide)

In this guide, we will discuss what it is considered as the schizophrenia spectrum, types of schizophrenia, symptoms, causes and treatment options. The Schizophrenia Spectrum The schizophrenia spectrum is included within the spectrum of psychotic disorders alongside schizoaffective disorder, delusional disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, borderline...

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Is schizophrenia genetic? (A brief guide)

In this guide, we will answer the question “Is schizophrenia genetic?” supported by research. Additionally, we will discuss symptoms, risk factors and treatment options.  Is schizophrenia genetic? “Is schizophrenia genetic?” is a question researchers have tried to answer for a long time. Through many years...

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Childhood Schizophrenia (A Complete Guide)

In this guide, we will discuss what childhood schizophrenia means, symptoms and treatment options.  Childhood Schizophrenia: what is it? Childhood schizophrenia is also known as childhood-onset schizophrenia or very early-onset schizophrenia. It is considered part of the schizophrenia spectrum disorder and it is characterized by...

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History of schizophrenia (A brief guide)

In this guide, we will discuss the history of schizophrenia and how the term has evolved. History of schizophrenia The term Schizophrenia is relatively new,  compared with other terms such as melancholia, mania or generic “insanity”, all terms that have been around for a very...

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RESIDUAL SCHIZOPHRENIA(Guide)

This article is a detailed overview of residual schizophrenia and discusses some pertinent aspects related to this disorder. Also, this article reveals possible symptoms, diagnostic aspects and possible treatments which offers insight into this problem. WHAT IS SCHIZOPHRENIA?  Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder in...

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Undifferentiated Schizophrenia (Complete Guide)

In this blog, we will talk about Undifferentiated schizophrenia, latest changes to the criteria, related symptoms, causes, risks, how it was diagnosed, treatment options, complications if left untreated and most common myths.  What is Undifferentiated Schizophrenia? Undifferentiated schizophrenia used to be one of the subtypes...

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Types of Schizophrenia (Complete Guide)

In this blog, we will talk about the types of schizophrenia latest changes to the criteria, related symptoms, causes, risks, how it is diagnosed, treatment options, complications if left untreated and most common myths.  How many types of schizophrenia are there? The types of schizophrenia...

Schizophrenia

DSM 5 Schizophrenia(Complete Guide)

In this blog, we will talk about DSM 5 Schizophrenia latest changes to the criteria, related symptoms, causes, risks, how it is diagnosed, treatment options, complications if left untreated and most common myths.  What is  DSM 5 Schizophrenia? DSM 5 schizophrenia belongs to a category...

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Disorganized Schizophrenia (A Complete Guide)

In this blog post, we will discuss what Disorganized Schizophrenia is, symptoms and treatment.  Disorganized Schizophrenia: What is it? Disorganized Schizophrenia or hebephrenia was considered as one of the five subtypes of schizophrenia. The main characteristics of this disorder are disorganized behavior and speech and...