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  1. Metacognitive Training

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    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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  2. Help for Treatment Resistant Psychosis

    [Info Sheet]

    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. 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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  4. Cannabis (Marijuana) and Psychosis

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   People at risk for schizophrenia who use cannabis get their first symptoms at a younger age, and people with a mental illness who use cannabis have a harder time in their recovery. ...

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  5. 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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  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. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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