Frequently Asked Questions

This is a summary of the most common questions and answers relating to schizophrenia. This FAQ will be updated on an ongoing basis as we get more information and as more questions are asked in the different discussion forums.

A Good Overview (although somewhat dated here as it is from the first ed., an updated 3rd ed is now available) is provided by the book:
"Surviving Schizophrenia" by E. Fuller Torrey, MD

NIMH (the National Institute of Mental Health) also has a good:
Overview of Schizophrenia - with Questions and Answers

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