Top 5 Famous People with Schizophrenia in Literature, Science and Art

Throughout history, famous people with schizophrenia have received recognition and praise for their unique accomplishments and careers. Yet, we rarely hear about their struggles with this mental illness as it's a topic the media does not cover often. Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder affecting approximately 1 percent of the…

3 Toxic Myths about Schizophrenia Patients That Still Persist in Our Society

Schizophrenia patients are often portrayed by the media as dangerous individuals. However, is it really so or is it just a wrong depiction? It’s no secret that psychiatry and psychology have progressed tremendously over the past decade. Nowadays, we are seeing mental illness in the new and improved light for…

4 Types of Schizophrenia and What Is the Difference Between Them

There are four types of schizophrenia and they all affect the sufferer in a different way. Knowing these differences will help you understand this mental disorder better. Going through life with the burden of mental illness on your shoulder is hard enough when you suffer from something that’s easy to…

This Is How People with Schizophrenia Really Perceive the World

Imagine a world where strange voices interrupted your thoughts, or you saw people that others did not. Welcome to the nightmare of people with schizophrenia. To have a diagnosis of schizophrenia must be akin to being told you have cancer but are we justified to be so scared of this…

‘Hello, I am the Lord’: An Unusual Psychiatric Experiment

An unusual psychiatric experiment took place in Michigan in 1959. Three patients with schizophrenia who all believed they were Jesus Christ were brought together. But before that, there was a remarkable meeting in one of the clinics in the U.S. in the mid-1940s. Two patients were having a cute chat…