Patients with catatonia look frozen on the outside. On the inside they feel overwhelmed by fear and anxiety.
The possible explanations could help us better understand the condition.
Clozapine could save the lives of suicidal schizophrenic people who aren't responding to other treatments. So why are so few doctors using it?
That afternoon treat might not improve your mood, and could make you more tired within the first hour of eating it.
Esmé Weijun Wang describes what it's like for your mind to get pulled away from reality in her new book of essays.
But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.
As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Not just the other way around.
Laws are being passed that make it possible to compel people to receive treatment for health problems they don’t believe they have.
"So much of the first half of my life was... fueled by fears that I would become schizophrenic. I still have that feeling."
Hearing voices isn't always a bad thing.
The Hearing Voices network is a group of New Zealanders who are living with—and accepting—schizophrenia.