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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The Crucial Need for Brain Research: A Leader at NAMI Discusses Her Unwavering 25-Year Support of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

From The Quarterly, Spring 2012 Like many donors to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, Janet and Myron Susin of Long Island, New York, have a compelling personal reason for lending their support. Twenty-five years ago, around the time the Foundation originally known as NARSAD was getting...

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...

Follow-Up: 'Team Daniel' Runs for NARSAD

We met Daniel Laitman and his parents Ann and Rob in the September 2010 issue of eNews from NARSAD. Daniel is 19 and lives with schizophrenia. [Update: Support Team Daniel as they run in the 2012 Disney World Half Marathon on January 8-9: http://bbrfoundation.org/events/teamdaniel] He is studying...