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Natural History and Neurobiology
The Brain that changes itself

Seven Myths about Schizophrenia

Cognitive Therapy
Cognitive therapy for acute schizophrenia spectrum disorders

Cognitive therapy for command hallucinations: randomised controlled trial.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approaches.
What is cognitive therapy?
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis

Recovery Concepts
Do people with schizophrenia show periods of recovery
Building hope in a culture of recovery

Peer Support
The effectiveness of peer support groups

The right to refuse wellness (Toronto Star editorial)
Medication choices for treatment of psychosis
How antipsychotics work - from receptor to reality
The delayed onset of antipschotic action- an idea whose time has come and gone
Comparing medications and side effects
Evidence for onset of antipsychotic effects within the first 24 hours of treatment.
Daring to think differently about schizophrenia
The importance of medication in recovery
A low dose of antipsychotics may be more effective.
Atypical antipsychotics-mechanisms of action

Research Sites
Cochrane reviews evidence based healthcare databases pubmed
A service of the US national library of medicine and the national institutes of health

A website developed by and for youths
Manitoba Schizophrenia Society
Video about the stigma of schizophrenia
Mental illness stygma
Schizophrenia explored through virtual reality
Video about mental illness in general

For Families

The Family Council
Support for families dealing with members who have mental illness or addiction
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Schizophrenia Society of Ontario

Persons with schizophrenia who made an important contribution to society

Vaslav Nijinsky
World famous ballet dancer

Bette Page
Actress & Model

Andy Goram
Professional football & cricket player