About the Course:

This article is about schizophrenia, what is it, what causes schizophrenia, how is it treated, how can other people help, and what is the outlook?


Melissa K. Spearing, M.H.S.

About the Author:

This booklet was written by Melissa K. Spearing, M.H.S., of the Office of Communications and Public Liaison, NIMH. Scientific information and review were provided by NIMH staff members David Shore, M.D. and John K. Hsiao, M.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to identify causes of and treatments for schizophrenia

  2. to learn how others can help the schizophrenic

  3. to examine the outlook for future developments in research

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