Schizophrenia For Dummies
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If someone you love is living with schizophrenia it's important to keep contact information on hand in case of an emergency. When your loved one has to go to the hospital or a crisis intervention program, make sure you take necessary items and documentation for treatment. Successfully treating schizophrenia calls for both a psychiatrist who understands mental illness and taking medications regularly, so be sure to ask the right questions to find the right doctor and use some helpful reminders for taking medicine.

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Jerome Levine, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist whose career has spanned almost 50 years. He is the Deputy Director of the Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research in Orangeburg, New York. Irene S. Levine, PhD, served as the first Deputy Director of the U.S. Center for Mental Health Services. She is a clinical psychologist and an award-winning freelance journalist and author.

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