Schizophrenia Treatment

No One Should Be Treated As This Schizophrenic Man Was

Marvin Ross | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada
Marvin Ross

Almost two and half years of hell ended for Douglas Brown, a 40-year-old man with schizophrenia from Burlington, Ontario, when Justice Stephen D. Brown of the Ontario Court of Justice on April 8, 2013 found him not guilty of assault against hospital staff. But the suffering is not over for Douglas Brown.

Why the Treatment for Schizophrenia is not a "One-Size-Fits-All"

Marvin Ross | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada
Marvin Ross

Scientists strive for an unbiased evaluation of all the scientific evidence to determine "if" something is true." Treatments for schizophrenia are far from perfect and, as I have written before, doctors do not always follow their own treatment protocols as they should but the medications have benefited many.

My Battle With Schizophrenia: "Rats Were Eating My Brain"

Erin Hawkes | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Living
Erin Hawkes

Over a period of six years (when I was in my early to mid-20s) whenever I was hospitalized for my schizophrenia, restraints and seclusion were used repeatedly, readily, and beyond necessity. Also, I was over-medicated, probably not for my own sake, but to make me a more manageable patient.

This Mental Health Week, Let's Talk About what No One Else Is

Marvin Ross | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada
Marvin Ross

2012-05-07-mentalhealth.jpgWhy is it acceptable to make fun of people with a severe disease of the brain? When was the last time you saw someone demeaning those with cerebral palsy, or those with who are intellectually challenged.