Learn the basics about schizophrenia, how treatments work, the journey to wellness and caregiver coping strategies.
A reason to hope, the means to cope, a manual for caregivers dealing with patients with schizophrenia from the Schizophrenia Society of Canada in conjunction with the Canadian Psychiatric Association.View PDF
The Quebec Society of Schizophrenia shares an informative and thought provoking 4-part blog series on reducing the stigma of psychosis by asking if we should rename schizophrenia.
Part 1: http://www.schizophrenie.qc.ca/blogue/faut-il-renommer-la-schizophrenie-partie-1.html
Part 2: http://www.schizophrenie.qc.ca/blogue/faut-il-renommer-la-schizophrenie-partie-2.html
Part 3: http://www.schizophrenie.qc.ca/blogue/faut-il-renommer-la-schizophrenie-partie-3.html
Part 4: http://www.schizophrenie.qc.ca/blogue/faut-il-renommer-la-schizophrenie-partie-4.html
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