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Paranoid Schizophrenia

Man Defends Himself Against Wife’s Poisoning, Molestation Accusations, Says She’s Delusional

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 08.30.2016 | Dr. Phil

Pat claims for the last nine months, her husband, Mira, has been injecting her with poison while she sleeps as well as poisoning her food, so he can m...

HR 2646: The Families Of The 4 Percent Speak Out

Jessica Gimeno | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Jessica Gimeno

HR 2646 is a bipartisan bill, first proposed by Congressman Tim Murphy (R) and Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D). Murphy is a clinical psychologist and Johnson is a psychiatric nurse. HR 2646 is designed to help "families of the 4 percent," a title given by Congress denoting families suffering from severe mental illness that often includes psychosis.

Showtime's 'Shameless' -- Ian Gallagher and Me

Paolina Milana | Posted 03.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Paolina Milana

I am grateful for Showtime and Shameless and other programs that keep it real, and that through their portrayal, help bring about change for the better in how we treat and support people who have a mental illness as well as the people who love and care for them.

My Academy Award Nominations for Best Health-Themed Movie of 2015

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Although there is no Oscar for the best health-themed movie, each year I nominate films for the year that have the best health themes. I select the w...

The Religious Tension Behind The Boston Bombing Suspect's 'Faith-Based' Treatment

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.20.2014 | Religion

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one half of the sibling duo suspected to have orchestrated the Boston Marathon bombing, reportedly showed signs of schizophrenia be...

When Texas Descends Into Hell: The Vulnerability of Scott Panetti

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 01.11.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

In order to be competent enough to be executed, Scott must understand why he is being executed. Presently, Scott thinks that he is being executed for being a preacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

My Stepmom Suffered From Schizophrenia, and I Had No Idea (VIDEO)

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices
Kathy Carter Woods

Patty was a wonderful stepmom. Sweet and kind, she treated my sister and me like we were her very own. She worked for the airlines and often had a crazy, upside-down schedule, yet she never failed to be a loving force for good.

Fountain House Symposium Honors Author Andrew Solomon

Jim Luce | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

New York City has an annual event that educates the public on mental health that I believe is the finest in America. This symposium - and luncheon - ...

Why We Need To Talk About My Brother

Rachel Hollis | Posted 09.12.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

"If he had cancer or heart disease I feel like I could talk about it with other people and find support. But I'm terrified to say anything, I don't want them to think this is all he's ever been... he used to be so much more."

Cary Elwes A Figment Of Eric McCormack's Mind On 'Perception'

Posted 09.30.2012 | TV

"Perception" (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on TNT) may have hit on a way to stand out from the crowd of crime procedurals across the television airwaves. One of t...

WATCH: Woman With Paranoid Schizophrenia Helps Low-Income Individuals With Mental Illness

Posted 01.01.2012 | Impact

Ashley Smith was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 2007 after stealing a military truck and leading the police on a high speed chase -- a joy r...

A Chance to Change the Way We Look at Mental Illness

Bassey Ikpi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bassey Ikpi

Perhaps if the public attitude toward the mentally ill changes, those who feel out of touch with this world won't feel the need to hide in shadows, dealing with the disease on their own.

What The Soloist Tells Us About Homelessness and Mental Illness in America

Deborah De Santis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Deborah De Santis

For those of us who work to help prevent and end homelessness, The Soloist is an all-too-real reminder of the daily obstacles people who are homeless and their advocates face.