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  1. Schizophrenia

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      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. 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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  3. Early Psychosis: How to Help Recovery

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   What family and friends need to know "My daughter didn’t know at first what she needed, but she did need us. It took some time, but now her good days are the norm rather than the ...

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  4. When your Brother or Sister has Schizophrenia

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    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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  5. Mood and Psychosis

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   If you have depression or bipolar disorder and are experiencing some of these symptoms, it is important to tell your doctor about them. Hearing voices and seeing things that others do ...

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  6. Psychosis Symptoms and What to Do

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Helpful things to do when someone who has a mental illness is experiencing hallucinations, delusions or paranoia. On this page: Delusions & hallucinations Paranoia Disordered thin ...

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  7. Schizophrenia and Depression

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Depression is not part of schizophrenia, but people who have schizophrenia are sometimes depressed as well. On this page: How a person with depression might act Helpful things to do H ...

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  8. What is Psychosis?

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   Psychosis is a word used to describe a set of symptoms: hallucinations, delusions and paranoia, that happen when the brain is not working correctly. ...

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