Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

$175M Awarded to Schizophrenia Research since 1987

Key Figures

3.5 million adults

3.5 million adults (1.1%) of the US Adult population live with schizophrenia*

21 million

More than 21 million people worldwide are affected by schizophrenia*

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Well Into Recovery

A family credits recovery from schizoaffective disorder to relatively early intervention, the right medication, never losing hope and a great therapist From The Quarterly, Spring 2013 Recalling her son’s last year in high school, Stamatia Pappas can still, ten years later, feel her eyes fill with...

Heartache And Hard-Won Progress

Love, support and good education: not enough to preclude mental illness in this family, but enough to help them cultivate recovery From The Quarterly, Summer 2013 Miriam Katowitz and Arthur Radin were able to provide their children with a good home and excellent education, as well as their own...

Inexpressible Gratitude

A mother beams as her son, lives with Asperger's syndrome and schizophrenia, courageously lives his dream to become an inventor John Atherton is a 53-year-old electronics whiz and inventor living in Portland, Oregon. At the time of this writing, he was busy preparing a prototype of one of his...