May 2011

When the Stakes Turn Toxic
Learn About Problem Gambling

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Many people enjoy gambling without causing harm to themselves or others. Yet some people can’t control their impulse to gamble, even when it takes a terrible toll on their lives. Read more about gambling.

Recognizing Schizophrenia
Seeking Clues to a Difficult Disorder

Cartoon of a man sitting in a chair with his chin on his hands.

Unfortunately, most people with schizophrenia don’t see their symptoms as warning signs of a mental disorder. Their lives may be unraveling, yet they may believe that their experiences are normal. Or they may feel that they’re blessed or cursed with special insights others can’t see. Read more about schizophrenia.

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