Posts tagged "schizophrenia"

Oops! Canadian Pharmacy Gives Kids Bipolar Medication Instead Of Candy

A pharmacist assistant at a Canadian pharmacy “accidentally” gave out out bipolar medication to trick-or-treaters instead of candy Saturday night.
Apparently, a woman dropped her teenage son’s prescription drugs while…

Katrin Higher | November 1, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Anyone Who’s Ever Suffered From Mental Illness (Or Known Someone Who Has) Must Watch Eleanor Longdon’s TED Talk

Eleanor Longdon was a college student when she began hearing a totally neutral voice in her head that would narrate her daily going ons in the third person. “She is…

Ami Angelowicz | August 12, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Amanda Bynes Reportedly Battling Schizophrenia

Doctors have allegedly diagnosed Amanda Bynes with “severe mental illness with schizophrenic tendencies.” [Perez Hilton]
Today, her parents officially filed for conservatorship of the actress in a California…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Amanda Bynes’ Parents Fear Schizophrenia, Seek Conservatorship

Amanda Bynes’ parents are reportedly seeking a conservatorship over the actress and requesting her 72-hour psychiatric hold be extended for two weeks. Her parents and doctors are afraid her…

Jessica Wakeman | July 24, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Schizophrenic Young Girl Jani Appears On “Dr. Phil”

You may remember Jani Schofield from a particularly haunting episode of “Oprah” a few years ago. Jani’s parents noticed that something wasn’t right with their daughter fairly early on, but…

Julie Gerstein | September 26, 2012 - 8:30 am

Hormones May Make You Less Crazy

Ironically, hormones, the thing that causes women to become emotionally irrational at times (specifically once a month), may actually help ladies who suffer from schizophrenia. Dr. Jayashri Kulkami, MBBS, PhD,…

Simcha | August 8, 2008 - 11:15 am