This book will provide you with all the facts that you will need to understand schizophrenia – causes, pathology, treatment, and successes. Having a diagnosis of schizophrenia can be very frightening. There is much stigma and misinformation about this illness. But, none of these problems need to be. It is helpful for you to have as much current information about the disease as possible and that is provided in this book. The diagnosis does not mean that your life is over. With good treatment and support, it is possible to improve and to enjoy a good quality of life. The author is a medical writer and family member active in advocacy for improvements. His work has appeared in Schizophrenia Digest and on the schizophrenia dot com website. You can preview the first 15 pages of the book and the back cover using the arrow buttons on the left.