Symptoms of Schizophrenia

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Symptoms of Schizophrenia 

Despite the fact that people have been talking more about mental health in recent years, schizophrenia is still not a well understood condition. Usually symptoms will begin in the teenage years, and can be difficult to identity during that time. People can have episodes of…

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Don’t say this to people with OCD: 

Have you ever heard anyone say “I’m so OCD.”? Many people have this notion of what OCD looks like – usually someone who cleans a lot and has to have everything a certain way. OCD, however, is a complex disorder, and it effects people differently….

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Stress Reducing Activities 

Stress is a part of everyday life, but we need to take steps to ensure that our stress doesn’t become unmanageable. If you have certain conditions, such as OCD, stress can exacerbate your symptoms. You can’t always control things in your life, but there are…

Cognitive Science

Best Colleges & Universities for Cognitive Science Majors 

Considering a career as a researcher or mental health professional? These colleges and universities have the best cognitive science programs for undergraduate students! Dr. Ileana Berman shares schools to consider in your search for your cognitive science dream school: Columbia University It goes without saying…

Schizophrenia Research

Can you inherit schizophrenia from a family member? 

Dr. Ileana Berman, cognitive researcher, discusses how genetic predisposition can impact an individual’s likelihood of developing schizophrenia: The simple answer to ‘is schizophrenia hereditary?’ is simple: Yes.  Years of confirmed research suggest that yes, you can inherit schizophrenia from a family member.  But it’s not…

Schizophrenia Research, Stress

Inside Schizophrenia Podcast: Traveling 

In the latest installment of Inside Schizophrenia, the PsychCentral podcast discusses traveling with schizophrenia. Dr. Ileana Berman shares her thoughts on the episode: In this episode of Inside Schizophrenia, Laura Motta and Gabe Howard discuss how traveling is experienced by individuals with schizophrenia.  An often…