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Differences between a Delusion and a Hallucination
Bipolar Disorder

Differences between a Delusion and a Hallucination

Delusions are typical symptom of various mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophreniform disorder. …Read the Rest

Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic Features
Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic Features

Psychosis, aka Psychotic Features, is associated with the manic phase of bipolar I disorder, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder. Other conditions where psychosis may be present include postpartum psychosis, dementia, depressive episodes, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. The use of certain illegal drugs, including methamphetamine, can bring on psychotic episodes.

The Differences between Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Multiple Personality Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

The Differences between Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Multiple Personality Disorder

Sometimes people confuse three mental disorders, only one of which could be called “common” within the population – bipolar disorder …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse
Addiction

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a common concern of the family and friends of people with schizophrenia. Since some people who abuse …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Violence
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Violence

News and entertainment media tend to link mental illness and criminal violence; however, studies show that except for those persons …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: What Causes Schizophrenia?
Facts & Stats

Schizophrenia 101: What Causes Schizophrenia?

There is no known single cause of schizophrenia. Many diseases, such as heart disease, result from interplay of genetic, behavioral …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Psychosis

Throughout recorded history, the disease we now know as schizophrenia has been a source of bewilderment. Those suffering from the …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: For Family Members and Friends of a Schizophrenic
Friends & Family

Schizophrenia 101: For Family Members and Friends of a Schizophrenic

A patient’s support system may come from several sources, including the family, a professional residential or day program provider, shelter …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Treatment for Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia 101: Treatment for Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia usually first appears in a person during their late teens or throughout their twenties. It affects more men than …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Types of Schizophrenia
Mental Illness

Schizophrenia 101: Types of Schizophrenia

The kinds of symptoms that are used to make a diagnosis of schizophrenia differ between affected people and may change …Read the Rest

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