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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One Young Man’s Rocky Road to Recovery

Overcoming the challenge of living with symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder – a mix seen more often in men From The Quarterly, Fall 2011 Stephen Maguire, a doctoral student in mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, began noticing a while back that sometimes on his...

From Despair — Motivating Love and Joyous Art

A woman with schizophrenia whose misfortune and talent motivated her entire family to act From The Quarterly, Summer 2010 Annick Hollister makes art as bright and sunny as the skies above her California home. She depicts the beauty of nature with tender, sure-handed simplicity. Her lively figure...

Late-Onset Mental Illness Unravels a Family's Life

A daughter supports mental health research to ensure other families don’t have to live through what hers did. From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 Among Janet Larsen’s family mementos, carefully preserved and passed down by her mother, is a letter addressed to Janet’s father, Victor Lottmann, on the...