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2013-11-21 23:31:34

For people with schizophrenia, mortality rate is significantly higher than general population, with suicide the leading cause of death. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Author Janice Holly Booth’s new #1 best-seller, “A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer,” tells the story of a 22-year-old man with no history of aggression who suddenly murdered his family during one night of psychotically fueled violence. It’s Booth’s first true-crime novel, a genre...

2013-06-11 23:28:50

Schizophrenia myths are prevalent in our society. As SchizLife.com celebrates its one-year anniversary, the community is working to provide accurate information about schizophrenia by creating a safe-haven for thoughtful and intelligent dialog, and debunking common but harmful myths. (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 “Living a full life with schizophrenia” is possible. This is the creed of SchizLife.com (“Schiz Life”), an online resource for schizophrenia...

2013-05-24 23:16:55

New memoir reveals a success story despite a life-changing diagnosis. EASTLEIGH, England (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 In his new memoir “Paranoid Schizophrenia: My Label, My Life” (published by AuthorHouse), author Bruce Venter opens up about his life, including the frightening and difficult events surrounding his struggle with a serious mental illness. “Paranoid Schizophrenia: My Label, My Life” traces the path of Venter´s life experiences from a happy childhood to...

2012-01-26 14:10:07

Distrust and paranoia about government has a long history, and the feeling that there is a conspiracy of elites can lead to suspicion for authorities and the claims they make. For some, the attraction of conspiracy theories is so strong that it leads them to endorse entirely contradictory beliefs, according to a study in the current Social Psychological and Personality Science (published by SAGE). People who endorse conspiracy theories see authorities as fundamentally deceptive. The...

2009-04-29 10:38:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- While filming a scene with Angelina Jolie and Liev Schreiber in the new movie SALT; Jason Paris realized that the recession is just the push he needs to inspire his career on the BIG SCREEN of worldwide media. Jason is an Event Manager and Master of Ceremonies for upscale events stretching from Manhattan to Los Angeles. But as markets fall and corporate budgets cut back Jason found himself with more free time on his hands. Time he has decided to use to...

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2008-11-25 08:10:00

Researchers are studying a delusion they have named the "Truman syndrome"; a disorder where people believe their lives are secretly playing out on a reality TV show. Scientists point out the mental problem highlights the influence pop culture can have on mental conditions. "The question is really: Is this just a new twist on an old paranoid or grandiose delusion ... or is there sort of a perfect storm of the culture we're in, in which fame holds such high value?" said Dr. Joel Gold, a...

2008-04-03 16:54:49

Paranoia is far more pervasive in the general population than anyone was willing to admit, a new study finds. Mumbling and furtive glances seem to be everywhere. In our daily interactions with others, we pick up on facial and other cues that help us judge whether or not to trust another person. These judgments, however, are error-prone and can lead to exaggerated or unfounded fears about threats from others. These paranoid thoughts can range from thinking strangers are looking at you...