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  1. cpuusage

    Schizophrenia Genetics: Is Schizophrenia Hereditary?{ Genes and the Environment}

    Schizophrenia Genetics: Is Schizophrenia Hereditary?{ Genes and the Environment} Quite an interesting little article on the overview of where some things are at with genetics & environmental factors within what is diagnosed as schizophrenia - Schizophrenia Genetics: Is Schizophrenia...
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    Familial Aggregation and Heritability of Schizophrenia and Co-aggregation of Psychiatric Illnesses in Affected Families.

    Familial Aggregation and Heritability of Schizophrenia and Co-aggregation of Psychiatric Illnesses in Affected Families. Abstract Strong familial aggregation of schizophrenia has been reported but there is uncertainty concerning the degree of genetic contribution to the phenotypic variance of...
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    Hello I am essay

    Hi I am essay, I like to write about my personal philosophies. I use poor English but have also confidence in others that my text will be understood. In my life I have been confrontated with several severe episodes of mania and depression. In some cases I have had successful institutional...
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    Orthodox opinion on cause

    What do people think? Schizophrenia Causes: Genetics, Environment, Brain Chemistry, and More
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    The association among smoking, HSV-1 exposure, and cognitive functioning in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and non-psychiatric controls

    The association among smoking, HSV-1 exposure, and cognitive functioning in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and non-psychiatric controls Abstract Previous investigations have found that smokers with schizophrenia demonstrate reduced performance on cognitive tasks compared to non-smokers...
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    The Myth of Schizophrenia as a Progressive Brain Disease

    https://recoverynet.ca/2012/11/28/the-myth-of-schizophrenia-as-a-progressive-brain-disease/ An important article by some of the world’s most prominent researchers into what psychiatry calls “schizophrenia” and published in The Schizophrenia Bulletin. The article examines evidence from a number...
  7. nonotme

    having a life?

    how would you score your life? adding in all the factors good days, bad ones. overalll? I think mine's a 4, nowthing really in it but I have the basic's so I'm lucky. also do you think you can have alife with mental illness? over ten years I have been ill like I am now, and 35 since I had...
  8. sunset547544

    What factors do you think can cause a bad day for you ?

    I have good days and bad days. On a bad day I am continuously trying to work out what might have caused it. To a large extent I know it is beyond my control and sort of random but I thought it would be good to get other peoples input on this. Sorry if this topic has been done before ! What...
  9. Onajourney29

    Going With The Mental Illness Ebb & Flow...

    Hi folks, First of all would like to offer compassion and understanding especially to people with anxiety. Have been living with it for years now and it truly can be life ruining. Also here for moral support. This site looks really welcoming and decent. :-) Think my anxiety stems from a...
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    How do you raise up your self-esteem?

    I think this is very important for mental recovery. Once you become impervious to pessimistic voices by raising your self-esteem, you hardly ever relapse. I find it hard to pinpoint exactly my tools for this. Playing cards and going for winning so many games against the computer helps to raise...
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    What impact are psychotropic drugs having on our physical health?

    It is widely reported that patients with schizophrenia are at increased risk of poor physical health and are dying 20 years earlier than the general population (see People with schizophrenia are significantly more likely to die from heart disease and cancer and National Schizophrenia Audit calls...
  12. suicideangel

    Dbt skill chain analysis :)

    I was really sceptical of group dbt skills but my second session we have an emotional mind and a rational mind and the wise mind is the bit between both that we should get to and we did a chain analysis of a situation and that involves : What the problem was : example I was feeling suicidal...
  13. pepecat

    What 'abnormal' really means.

    Abnormal Psychology studies abnormal behaviors; it examines the origins, manifestations, and treatments of disordered habits, thoughts, or drives. These may be caused by environmental, cognitive, genetic or neurological factors. While it is relatively easy to spot people who are distressed or...
  14. cpuusage

    Lack motivation & functioning

    Just can't be bothered with anything. No real drive to do anything. Dunno how much is medication &/or condition? Probably a combination of factors. Flat is very dusty & a bit untidy. Am not eating enough - Not washing regularly.
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    Study, 2013: Childhood bullying 'damages adult life'

    BBC News - Childhood bullying 'damages adult life' "We cannot continue to dismiss bullying as a harmless, almost inevitable, part of growing up. We need to change this mindset and acknowledge this as a serious problem” Dieter Wolke University of Warwick Bullying in childhood "throws a long...
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    What Caused This to Happen?

    "What caused this to happen?" is usually one of the first questions asked by patients and their families following a psychotic episode, suicide attempt, or manifestation of any serious mental illness. In earlier times, the explanations ranged from an imbalance of the "humours" to demonic...
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    Biology and Genetics are Irrelevant Once True Causes are Recognized

    Biology and Genetics are Irrelevant Once True Causes are Recognized | Mad In America Jay Joseph December 29, 2014 The psychiatric genetics literature contains few references to specific environmental factors that cause psychiatric disorders, and while researchers acknowledge a role for these...
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    my voices think they're real people.

    Ill try make this as short as I can. I experience voices from outside my head, when they started a year and a half ago I thought they were people in my household and of the public, they then tricked me into thinking they were real people and then I realised they are voices. These voices are...
  19. supergreysmoke

    Five lifestyle factors are key to cutting risk of dementia, says charity

    Five lifestyle factors are key to cutting risk of dementia, says charity Five lifestyle factors are key to cutting risk of dementia, says charity | Society | The Guardian Five lifestyle factors are key to cutting risk of dementia, says charity Lifestyle is responsible for up to 76% of changes...
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    Environment Predicts Schizophrenia Risk Better than Genes

    November 26, 2014 Environment Predicts Schizophrenia Risk Better than Genes | Mad In America We should focus more on reducing or preventing specific environmental and lifestyle risk factors for schizophrenia, because genetic risk factors have no predictive capability whatsoever, according to a...
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