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  • 1.Schizophrenia
    Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices.
    Psychology Topic
  • 2.Lesson 5: Schizophrenia and the Impact of Psychological Disorders
    Schizophrenia is a group of severe disorders characterized by the breakdown of personality functioning, withdrawal from reality, distorted emotions and disturbed thought.
    Curriculum
  • 3.The beginnings of mental illness
    Autism, schizophrenia and other disorders may have roots in life’s earliest stages.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (February 2012)
  • 4.Processing eye contact
    With funding from APF, Ivy Tso, PhD, studied why people with schizophrenia have problems reading social cues.
    Magazine Article - gradPSYCH (April 2014)
  • 5.Chapter X: Professional Affairs (Part 2)
    Policies regarding the profession of psychology, including the stigma of mental illness, the health care system, diagnosis of autism, treatment guidelines, outpatient civil commitment, record-keeping, evidence-based practice and child custody.
    Policy
  • 6.Five major psychiatric disorders share genetic links
    Five major mental illnesses — autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia — appear to share some common genetic risk factors.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (May 2013)
  • 7.Psychology Topics
    Plain-language explanations of how our mental health and behavior play a role in everyday issues such as: aging, depression, eating disorders, emotional health, marriage & divorce, parenting, sexuality, sleep, stress and trauma.
    Web Page
  • 8.Poverty’s Impact on Women’s Mental Health
    The estimates of the numbers of women on welfare who experience major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and agoraphobia, as well as serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, vary a good deal. Generally, however, most reports find that poor women experience these mental health disorders at much higher rates than the general population.
    Web Page
  • 9.Activity 5.1: Promoting Greater Understanding of Abnormal Behavior
    Studies indicate that in cultures and communities that provide work opportunities for individuals with schizophrenia the rate of improvement in those individuals is statistically significant.
    Curriculum
  • 10.A road map to employment
    An APF-funded resource will help youth with serious mental illness find work.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (June 2013)
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