The Educated Patient: Understanding Schizophrenia

This site focuses on the symptoms, signs, causes, and effects of schizophrenia.

Sticking true to its subtitle “Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Effects,” this recently updated, professionally reviewed site focuses on these main topics as they relate to schizophrenia. Common misconceptions about the disease are discussed, with explanations of the actuality for each. Four causes of schizophrenia are covered: genetic and environmental factors, brain chemical imbalances, and abnormal brain structure. The site also covers the emotional and behavioral effects of the disease and provides links for additional information.

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