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Sites:
  • All About Schizophrenia - Mental Health Net - Information regarding symptoms, treatment, current research and self-help resources.
  • At Health - Schizophrenia - This site contains information geared to the clinician as well as the consumer. Information is provided regarding treatment and a possible link to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
  • The Center for Reintegration - An online resource dedicated to assisting those with schizophrenia and related disorders in their efforts to return to a meaningful life that includes family and friends, independent living and competitive employment.
  • Clinical Brain Disorders Branch - Research branch of the National Institute of Mental Health that conducts research in causes and treatments of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric illnesses.
  • eMedicine Health - Schizophrenia - Overview of schizophrenia and its causes, symptoms and treatment.
  • Gloucestershire Hearing Voices Groups - Information for professionals working with people with psychosis.
  • Harvard Brain Tissue Center - One of few national resources for the collection and distribution of postmortem human brain tissue for research in causes of brain diseases including schizophrenia.
  • HealthyPlace.com Schizophrenia Community - Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder information, news, chat rooms, journals, support groups, treatment and medication, including extensive section on atypical antipsychotics.
  • 1in100 - Information on support groups, facts, medication and causes of schizophrenia.
  • In Practice - A schizophrenia resource tool for the media, clinicians and health professionals. It features audiopresentations of symposia from major international psychiatry conferences as well as abstracts, press releases and fact sheets. Sponsored by the makers of Seroquel, AstraZeneca.
  • Innerminds - A portal for knowledge and understanding of schizophrenia.
  • Inside Schizophrenia - Information about schizophrenia, its causes, and methods of treatment.
  • John Nash on PBS - John Nash, a groundbreaking mathematical genius, was at the peak of his career when his life was shattered by schizophrenia. The companion website to the PBS documentary film.
  • The Mental Illness Education Project, Inc. - A production company that markets videos depicting or describing various mental illnesses including schizophrenia.
  • MentalHealthChannel Schizophrenia - Description of the psychotic disorder.
  • Merck Manual - Schizophrenia and Related Disorders - Professional level description of the disease and its related manifestations providing detailed explanations of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.
  • MerckSource - Schizophrenia - Information about different types of schizophrenia and their symptoms.
  • National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression - National organization that raises and distributes funds to find the causes, cures, better treatments, and prevention of severe brain disorders. Provides instructions and contact information for submitting grant proposals.
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - A grass roots, self-help, support and advocacy organization. Medical and legislative news, book reviews, meeting announcements and links to other sites can be found here.
  • The NIMH Genetics of Schizophrenia Research Program - Information about the Genetics of Schizophrenia Research Program at the NIMH.
  • Open the Doors - Official site of the World Psychiatric Association's Global Program against stigma and discrimination due to schizophrenia. Provides information to the provider, the consumer, and posts personal stories of those affected by this disease.
  • Phoenix of Santa Barbara, Inc. - Located Santa Barbara, CA, Phoenix House is a residential program for individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia. Site contains information on schizophrenia and related mental illnesses.
  • Psychiatry in Practice - International schizoprhenia resource site, intended for clinicians and health care professionals.
  • Psychosis: Mental Automatism, Clerambault - Historical review on psychosis since the nineteenth century, descriptive catalogue of psychotic symptoms, and the theory of Mental Automatism.
  • Schizophrenia - Bilingual English-Spanish Web site about schizophrenia - from causes to treatments.
  • Schizophrenia: A Handbook For Families - A comprehensive manual designed to assist family members in coping with this disorder. This free site lists symptoms, crisis intervention strategies, dealing with hospitalization, medication management, treatment options, and additional areas of concern.
  • Schizophrenia Awareness Group - Seeking to improve the lives of individuals suffering from schizophrenia by providing a digital library as a focal point for education, research, and discussions on schizophrenia.
  • Schizophrenia Fellowship of New South Wales - Information on schizophrenia. Articles, counseling services, and a free mailing list.
  • Schizophrenia Help - Information on schizophrenia and therapy approaches for patients, family members, and caregivers - newsletters, articles, recommended reading, and resources.
  • The Schizophrenia Society of Ontario - Providing education and information on this disease.
  • Schizophrenia Support Organizations - A listing of organizations to help foster and support treatment and understanding of this diagnosis.
  • Schizophrenia UK - Information about schizophrenia from a UK perspective. It includes sections on medications, benefits, comorbid disorders, NHS services, and charity services.
  • Schizophrenia Without Antipsychotic Drugs - A psychiatrist argues for treatment of schizophrenia without antipsychotics. Describes Soteria Project. Criticizes overuse of pychiatric drugs.
  • Schizophrenia.Com - Provides patients, family members, and caregivers with information on a variety of important mental health topics including schizophrenia and other common mental illnesses.
  • Social Support May Extend Life Of People With Schizophrenia - Article discussing the social environment of people with schizophrenia, and how the quantity of social support they receive relates to life expectancy.
  • Successful Schizophrenia - Alternative views on schizophrenia and psychiatry.
  • UCLA Center for Research on Treatment and Rehabilitation of Psychosis - Provides research services and consultation to investigators pursuing studies of severe mental illnesses, including schizophrenia.
  • Understanding Schizophrenia - Offers details on schizophrenia, its symptoms and treatment through atypical antipsychotic medication.
  • Understanding Schizophrenia with Alan S. Brown, M.D. - Informational discussion covering definition, diagnosis, treatment, and care of this mental disease.
  • Veritas Medicine - Clinical trial listings and in-depth treatment information about schizophrenia. Perform a personalized search to find ongoing clinical trials that match your needs.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation in Schizophrenia - Findings and recommendations of a 1995 research study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health that investigates value of paid employment versus traditional placements in sheltered workshops.
  • The ZGP National Clozapine Registry - Clozapine is indicated for the treatment of severe schizophrenia in patients who fail standard therapy. This program is the national generic clozapine registry for monitoring patients who are receiving ZGP clozapine.

 
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