Antipsychotic drugs developed in the 1950s revolutionzied the treatment for schizophrenia. These drugs eliminate many schizophrenia symptoms, and are nearly always a part of treatment. (Barnes & Marder, 2011) A number of drugs were produced during the 1960s through the 1980s that are referred to as conventional antipsychotic drugs thatContinue Reading

Parkinsons Disease is a disorder that gradually destroys cells in regions of the brain involved with moving the body. Doctors don’t know exactly what causes the most common form of the disease, which occurs chiefly in people age fifty to seventy. Some forms of the disease however, are caused byContinue Reading

If depression is the common cold of psychological disorders, chronic schizophrenia is the cancer (D. Myers 2004). Nearly one percent of all adults will develop schizophrenia each year, joining the nearly 24 million people globally who suffer the world’s most dreaded disorder (WHO,2002). It affects both males and females, typicallyContinue Reading