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Schizophrenia - Introduction - What Is Schizophrenia?, How Do You Know If Someone Has Schizophrenia?

D ebra had made honor roll every year since ninth grade. However, in her senior year of high school, everything changed. She began to notice that the food she ate tasted funny, and she started to suspect that she was being poisoned by aliens. She stopped eating. Within four weeks, she had lost nearly thirty pounds. She also began to hear voices telling her that she was the Devil. Davi noticed that…

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Schizophrenia - Psychological Treatments for Schizophrenia - Picking Up The Pieces, Psychotherapy

W hen Molly first got home from the hospital, she felt great. The medication was finally work ing, and the angry voices in her head shouting at her and telling her to hurt herself were gone. She no longer believed that her room was bugged with microphones and that spies were trying to steal her thoughts. She was beginning to feel like her old self again, and she was ready to go back to her old lif…

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