schizophrenia
4 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Dianna Montoya
Scoop.it!

Cigarette smoking and schizophrenia

Dianna Montoya's insight:

According to this article, it informs the reader that smoking can effect schizophrenia.  It has become increasingly clear that heavy cigarette smoking is intimately associated with the schizophrenic illness and that this may have implications for the underlying neurobiology of schizophrenia. Patients who smoke, smoke at heavier rates than in the general population

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dianna Montoya
Scoop.it!

yoga therapy

Dianna Montoya's insight:

Yoga is used as a therapy treatment for schizophrenic patients. It can be useful to negative symptoms and improves 

sociology-occupational functioning and emotion recognition deficits in antipsychotic-stabilized schizophrenia patients. Studies show  the role for meditating deficts in schizophrenia. Its a beneficial effect.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dianna Montoya
Scoop.it!

Bookmarkable URL intermediate page

Dianna Montoya's insight:

Patients suffering from schizophrenia may be prescribed anti-depressants for a treatment., This article argues about if prescribing anti-depressants is good or bad for patients. It is shown it can have an additive effect on the anti-psychotic action.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dianna Montoya
Scoop.it!

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia | schizophrenia | Scoop.it
Definition of Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia is a disabling, chronic, and severe mental illness that affects more than 2 million Americans age 18 and over. Symptoms include hearing internal voices, thinking that...
Dianna Montoya's insight:

This article informs the reader about what is schizophrenia and mentions some effects upon it. This illness can affect 18 & +, men and women. There are several symptoms for this illness that can occur, he symptoms of schizophrenia are categorized into three groups: positive, negative, and disorganized. The author also informs the reader about the causes of schizophrenia including treatment.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dianna Montoya
Scoop.it!

Relationship between drug use and psychopathological variables of risk in u...: EBSCOhost

Dianna Montoya's insight:

Relationship between drug use can cause people to have schizophrenia. There are risks and hazards, the results show anassociation between drug use and the risk variables studied. Hallucinations may occur and patients who have this illness can cause severe damage.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dianna Montoya
Scoop.it!

Study: Schizophrenia's Hallucinated Voices Drown Out Real Ones

Study: Schizophrenia's Hallucinated Voices Drown Out Real Ones | schizophrenia | Scoop.it
New research attempts to help schizophrenia patients ignore voices in their heads.
Dianna Montoya's insight:

Research has showed the voices and hallucinations that patients who are diagnosed with this can be treated. There was studies that predicts where these voices come from and it may be familiar voices from a patients life. There may be a cure to these voices

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dianna Montoya
Scoop.it!

pregnancy

Dianna Montoya's insight:

In this article, it informs the reader about getting the flu as a newborn can affect you later on in life, theres a risk of having schizophrenia. The prenatal flu can be the reason for schizophrenia. Another study by a scientist was found and he believes that maternal flu infections during the first half of pregnancy can triple a childs risk of schizophrenia.

more...
No comment yet.