What you will learn

  • 1

    What is the Schizophrenia?

    • Introduction to the Schizophrenia e-Guide

    • Symptoms of schizophrenia

    • Clinical presentation

    • Prevalence

    • Measuring psychosis

    • The 16-item version of the Prodromal Questionnaire (PQ-16) (pdf version)

  • 2

    Causes of Schizophrenia: Nurture & Nature

    • Causes of schizophrenia: Introduction

    • Rate causes of schizophrenia

    • The role of environment I: Your childhood & place in the world

    • The role of environment II: Substance use and stress

    • Connectivity & default thinking

    • Hyperconnectivity & hyperarousal in the brain

    • Neural Networks and schizophrenia

    • Your Genes and Schizophrenia

    • The role of inflammation

    • Neurotransmitters

  • 3

    Effective treatment of schizophrenia

    • What to look for in this section

    • Rate treatments for schizophrenia

    • Medication is the key to treatment

    • Addiction counselling

    • Cognitive Behavioural Treatment (CBT)

    • Family & individual psychoeducation

    • Time to ACT

  • 4

    Summary

    • Putting it all together

    • References