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  1. Schizophrenia

    [Info Sheet]

      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Schizophrenia can be a frightening experience on its own. Unfortunately, it’s often misunderstood, in part due to sensational stories in the news and other media. Some peop ...

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  2. Checking Things Out

    [Visions Article]

    A Tool for the Consumer Punkaj Bhushan Reprinted from "Self-Management" issue of Visions Journal, 2003, 1 (18), pp. 28-29 Medications, while extremely valuable in treating mental illness, often still leave a number of symptoms of psychosis still ...

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  3. Visioning Recovery in a Day Program

    [Visions Article]

    Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Day Program Otto Lim, RSW Reprinted from "Self-Management" issue of Visions Journal, 2003, 1 (18), p. 34 When individuals encounter their first episode of psychosis or face a diagnosis of schizophrenia, they often as ...

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  4. My Partner Has a Mental Illness...

    BC Schizophrenia Society, Victoria's spousal support group Susanne Dannenberg, RSW and Hazel Meredith Reprinted from "Couples" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 10 (4), p.23 Any couple relationship, whether dating or a committed partnership, ...

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  5. What’s the difference between dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality disorder) and schizophrenia?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resourc ...

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  6. What’s the difference between psychosis and schizophrenia?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resourc ...

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  7. Metacognitive Training

    [Visions Article]

    What is metacognition? “Meta” means above and “cognition” refers to thinking or perceiving. Thus, metacognition is being aware of one’s thoughts—or, thinking about one’s thinking. ...

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  8. Help for Treatment Resistant Psychosis

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    Patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders who have not responded well to trials of at least two other antipsychotic medications, are considered to have ‘treatment resistant’ psychosis. ...

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  9. Someone I love has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. How can I help?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resourc ...

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  10. When your Brother or Sister has Schizophrenia

    [Info Sheet]

    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Schizophrenia is brain illness that makes it so that the brain can not tell what is real and not real. People with schizophrenia sometimes hear voices that are not there, see things t ...

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