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What Makes a Good Stethoscope?

Before you buy or even use a stethoscope, you should know all of the separate parts and how they function so you use them properly.  So what are the parts and what makes each one good?  A proper stethoscope should provide the clearest sound of the right volume to your ears, while looking good and not hurting your ears while wearing it.  So how is this achieved by stethoscope manufacturers and how can you review stethoscopes be…

How to Stay Safe in the Elder Care Industry

As you or a loved one grows older, safety becomes more and more of a concern. For some people, the ultimate decision to move a loved one to a nursing home becomes clear as health hazards and obstacles continue to mount. Although many seniors understandably feel safer in their own homes, where their surroundings and environment are familiar, a look at some sobering statistics provides a clear indication of just how hazardous it…

How To Talk To Someone About Their Substance Abuse...

Do you have a relationship with a person who has a substance abuse problem? If so, you know how difficult it can be to talk with them about this issue. While you could run and hide, hoping that things get better over time, this is not typically the way things work out. By stepping in and speaking with the person, you can help them get their life back on the right track. Here are three tips for talking to someone about their su…

Six Months to Cured in a Residential Treatment Cen...

A residential treatment center is a specialized treatment facility that provides in-depth support and care for patients who are suffering from extreme cases of mental illness. Patients are required to live on premises of this type of facility and receive highly structured monitoring and treatment for their afflictions. If you or a loved one is suffering from a mental illness that has manifested extreme side effects, you might …

Paranoid Schizophrenia Infographic

The gentlemen over at www.schizlife.com have created another schizophrenia infographic, this time to help clarify the issue of paranoid schizophrenia.  Check that out below:  

The Statistics of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe and chronic mental disorder that disturbs the balance of brain chemicals and reduces the ability of the sufferer to process reality and may experience periods of psychosis. Since the thought process is essentially impaired, people with schizophrenia may experience hallucinations, delusions and present with disorganized thinking. Those who suffer the disorder may exhibit wide mood swings and inappropri…

How to Treat the Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia refers to a complex, life-long, mental health disorder that prevents the afflicted individual from distinguishing between imagination and reality. Patients also do not experience clear thinking or exhibit normal emotional responses in various situations. Medical practitioners believe that genetics play a role in the development of the disease. The disorder affects both genders and usually begins during the teen o…

The Correlation Between Creativity and Schizophren...

Schizophrenia has been associated with creativity since long before researchers probed the link. Many ancient and modern musicians, painters and mathematicians have been known or suspected to suffer from schizophrenia. At the same time, many schizophrenia patients are too disabled to be very creatively productive. Many people have wondered, then, whether there really is any connection between schizophrenia and creativity. Here…