Treatment: Schizophrenia
 
 
Diagnostic Information
DSM IV-Schizophrenia-Basic Criteria
DSM IV-Schizophrenia-Paranoid 295.3
DSM IV-Schizophrenia-Disorganized 295.1
DSM IV -Schizophrenia-Catatonic Type 295.2
DSM I -Schizophrenia-Undifferentiated 295.9
DSM IV - Schizophrenia-Residual 295.6
 
Journals

The Schizophrenia Bulletin

The Schizophrenia Bulletin is prepared by the Office of Communications and Public Liaison, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health. The Bulletin's purpose is to facilitate the dissemination and exchange of information about schizophrenia.

Schizophrenia Research

Rapid publication of new international research that contributes to the understanding of schizophrenic disorders. It is hoped that this journal will aid in bringing together previously separated biological, clinical and psychological research on this disorder, and stimulate the synthesis of these data into cohesive hypotheses

 
Broadcasts

July 28, 2000 NPR Broadcast -- Causes of Schizophrenia

Some scientists are studying whether giving anti-psychotic drugs to teenagers deemed at risk for developing schizophrenia could actually prevent the disease--a controversial approach because it's so tough to determine who's at risk. In this hour, we'll discuss the causes of schizophrenia, including the role of genetics and a theory that viruses trigger the illness.

July 22, 1999 News Hour -- Troubled Minds

Last July's shooting of two U.S. Capitol police officers by a schizophrenia patient has brought the condition to the nation's attention. To better understand this disease that affects over two million Americans, Susan Dentzer of the NewsHour's health unit, follows one patient's struggles.

 
 

Helpful Links

DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the Psyweb.com site
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
Articles
Schizophrenia: Inner and Outer Worlds by Robert J. van den Bosch - abstract of his book "Schizophrenia: Inner & Outer World" with detailed information.
Schizophrenia in Children - Diagnostic Criteria
 
Websites
Doctor's Guide - Latest Information for Researchers and Practioners on Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia.com - non-profit support, informatin and Education Center
 
Resources for Clients
Help is at Hand Website - Schizophrenia Information
Internet Mental Health - Schizophrenia Q & A
National Institute of Mental Health Articles on Schizophrenia
Schizophrenics Anonymous
 
Selected Readings
Breakthroughs in Antipsychotic Medications: A Guide for Consumers, Families, and Clinicians. by Peter J. Weiden (Editor), Ronald J. Diamond, Patricia L. Scheifler, Laurie Flynn, Ronald I. Diamond, Ruth Ross
Case Studies in Schizophrenia : Based on the Readings of Edgar Cayce (Edgar Cayce Health Series) by David, M.A. McMillin
Cognition in Schizophrenia : Impairments, Importance, and Treatment Strategies by Tonmoy Sharma (Editor), Philip D. Harvey (Editor)
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Schizophrenia by David G. Kingdon, Douglas Turkington, Aaron T. Beck
Coping With Schizophrenia : A Guide for Families by Kim Tornval Mueser
Overcoming Addictions: Skills Training for People with Schizophrenia by Lisa J. Roberts, Andrew Shaner, Thad A. Eckman, Robert Paul Liberman
Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia : A Step-By-Step Guide (Treatment Manuals for Practitioners) by Alan S. Bellack, Kim T. Mueser, Susan Gingerich
Specific Techniques for the Psychotherapy of Schizophrenic Patients by Andrew Lotterman
Surviving Schizophrenia : A Manual for Families Consumers and Providers by E. Fuller Torrey
Understanding Schizophrenia : A Guide to the New Research on Causes and Treatment by Richard S.E. Keefe, Philip D. Harvey (Contributor)