Schizophrenia

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet called Schizophrenia.

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Rethink

A national charity for everyone affected by severe mental illness, with national networks of mutual support groups for carers and for users.

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Schizophrenia

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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SANE

A national mental health charity offering support, information and research into mental illness.

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Mind

Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. It works for a better life for people diagnosed, labelled or treated as mentally ill and campaigns for their right to lead an active and valued life in the community.

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Introduction to Mental Health

Directgov is the website of the UK government for its citizens, providing information and online services for the public all in one place. They provide a wide range of information including one in this area.

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Hearing Voices Network

The HVN supports and assists people who hear voices.

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Schizophrenia

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Schizophrenia - aripiprazole

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Scotland's Mental Health First Aid

This website gives details of a training course which will teach you what to do if someone is having a crisis with their mental health and also how to look after your own mental well-being. Their website gives details of times, locations and what the course involves.

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Medicine Guide for Schizophrenia and Psychosis

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

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Schizophrenia

Information from the Mental Health Foundation.

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Mental Health Care

Website with information for family members and friends of people who have psychosis, based on the results of research carried out to learn more about the causes of psychosis and to develop better treatments or improve existing ones.

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies provide a leaflet on Schizophrenia.

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Schizophrenia

Information from BUPA.

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Schizophrenia

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.