5 Things People with Bipolar Disorder Want You to Know

It’s common practice in today’s society to use the term bipolar to describe everything from when a person changes their mind to the weather. Sadly, this overuse perpetuates a lot of misconceptions about bipolar disorder and mental health issues in general. For the 2.6% of Americans dealing with this condition, their experiences are authentic. Here …

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Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia is a brain disorder affecting over 20 million people in the world.  There is still a lot we don’t know about why and how this chronic condition develops. However, ongoing clinical research efforts show growing evidence of chemical and structural differences in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia. These new developments may eventually help …

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How Serious is a Schizophrenia Diagnosis?

Schizophrenia is a chronic disorder, and fears about it rarely contain any truth. While it can be serious, a diagnosis of schizophrenia doesn’t mean a life of never-ending worsening symptoms and recurring hospitalizations. It means setting aside the myths that say you can’t get better, embarking on the treatments that have proven you can. Symptoms …

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Discerning the Difference- Bipolar Disorder and Depression

Bipolar disorder is often confused with depression mainly because it includes depressive episodes. They have other similarities that can muddy the water and cause further confusion. Discerning the difference between bipolar disorder and depression starts with understanding each’s symptoms. Bipolar and Depression Symptoms The main difference between the two is that bipolar refers to opposite …

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Supporting Someone with Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a challenging brain disorder that affects how a person acts, thinks, and sees the world. It often makes it difficult to think clearly, regulate emotions, distinguish reality, and relate to others. If you have a loved one with schizophrenia, supporting them can make a huge difference by helping them find the right treatment, …

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Shattering the Schizophrenia Stigma

As with any challenge we face in life, the support of loved ones, faith, and community aids in successfully navigating the path to resolution and healing. When it comes to mental health issues like schizophrenia, deep-rooted misinformation and stigma can isolate and shame individuals. In many cases, it’s unintentional, and sometimes it’s not. By shattering …

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Schizophrenia – Myths and Misconception

Mental health disorders typically have certain stigmas surrounding them. Schizophrenia is no exception, with movies and TV shows amplifying stereotypes. Fact and fiction weave amongst the blurred lines, and many people wonder if it will ever change. It’s common for people not to know they have schizophrenia due to all the myths and misconceptions. In …

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STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!​

RSV VACCINE

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause serious respiratory infections in adults aged 60 and older. Adults ages 64 and older may be eligible for an RSV vaccine clinical trial.

DEPRESSION

Depression Makes Everyday Tasks Difficult. Research studies for treatment-resistant depression may help. 

 

SOCIAL ANXIETY

Social anxiety disorder affects about 15 million people, with the average age of onset being 13. Learn how clinical trials can help today.