[Mike] There’s something about sharing your story with other people that gives them a sense of hope that they’re not alone. To be in a group with other people who are going through the same thing just makes it so much easier. [Dan] For someone with depression, those connections are life-saving, they’re so important. [Phil]
What we’re particularly interested in is peers, peers are two kinds of people: one is from the same ethnic group, so the project we have with PCORI was looking at Latino peer navigators and we compared that to treatment as usual. But the other thing about peers that’s really important is they are people in
My name is Heidi Everett. I know what you’re thinking.. thankyou. Twenty five years of paranoid schizophrenia, paid off. I’m wearing sunnies because I have sensory overload. Sensory overload is when all your senses are up really high. So things like sound, sight, smell, taste and touch they’re up really high. So if you can
Hi. My name’s nednednerB the Schizophrenic! This is day 8 of “100 Symptoms”. Today I’m going to talk about visual hallucination. I read on the Mayo Clinic yesterday, or the day before, about, uh, schizophrenia and symptoms; and I saw that it said when teenagers develop schizophrenia, there’s a greater chance of visual hallucinations developing
According to the National Institute of Mental Health one in every 25 American adults suffers from a serious mental illness that substantially interferes with one or more of their major life activities. Since the early 1950s treatments with antipsychotic medications have afforded patients the ability to live with improved quality of life and function better
Lisa Dixon, RAISE Transcript, NIMH Alliance for Research Progress, 2-7-14 Hi, everybody. Good afternoon. Thank you for the invitation, Dr. Insel. I’m really — it’s been such a privilege to listen to the talks of the morning and also to listen to the dialogue. And I was also glad to hear Valerie invoke Dr. Fenton,
You are tuned into nednednerB the Schizophrenic. This is day six of “100 symptoms”. Today’s topic was inspired by the symptom I experienced last video in the last minute or so. I call– I’m calling it linguistic freeze. It’s different than what you might know of as catatonic seizure where a patient, usually in the
I can’t wait to take this makeup off. Why don’t you make, like, makeup taste good? Like obviously if you’re wearing makeup You’re gonna swallow it at some point. Like, I know you’re not meant to, but like if you’re wearin’ lipstick you can’t help it. Like, you might as well make it taste good.