Stress as it Relates to Schizophrenia

Excerpts from A Life Worth Living – Schizophrenia Alternative Treatment: Part 2 – Looking for Answers Chapter 7     Stress as It Relates to Schizophrenia The knowledge that stress brings on the symptoms of schizophrenia and also is behind the first psychotic episode of schizophrenia is simple information but not widely known. It is very likely that […]

New Schizophrenia Treatment Programs where Patients and Doctors make Decisions together

OnTrackNY I am encouraged find out about new treatment programs for schizophrenia that involve the patient in decision making in the medications they must take. A new treatment program for patients with a first time psychotic episode is OnTrackNY directed by Dr. Lisa Dixon of the New York Psychiatric Institute since 2013. The philosophy behind OnTrackNY […]

Schizophrenia and the Family

“Any Family with a member or child with schizophrenia is forced to make a succession of rapid-fire decisions for which they have neither information nor experience. They turn to psychiatrists, and the doctors tell them nothing. Nothing, except to take the medicine and if there are any side effects, take another medicine. “What are the […]