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Schizophrenia Topic Center
MentalHelp.net
This topic center focuses on Schizophrenia and includes information on symptoms, causes, treatments and ways to cope.  Disorders covered include, not only Schizophrenia, but also Schizoid Personality Disorder, Schizotypal Personality Disorder, Brief Psychotic Disorder, Symptoms of Shared Psychotic Disorder, Psychosis Due to a Medical Condition, Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorder, Delusional Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, and Schizophreniform Disorder. In addition, the topic center also includes links to valuable resources, related blog entries, questions and answers, and the opportunity to share experiences through an online support community.

Genes to Cognition Online
Dolan DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Genes to Cognition (G2C) Online is about modern neuroscience. It focuses on cognitive disorders, cognitive processes, and research approaches. Readers can use the dynamic network maps to explore the library of 750+ unique items. They can also use the linear Selected Items menu on top of each map to tour selected content. Disorders covered include ADHD, Alzheimer's Disease, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression and Schizophrenia.  Topics within each area include genes, biochemicals, cells, brain anatomy, cognition, and environment and include research articles, videos, glossary terms, and more.  A very in-depth and thorough resource that is definitely worth checking out!

Schizophrenia Center
Mayo Clinic
This site provides an overview of Schizophrenia including symptoms, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical advice, tests and diagnosis, complications, treatment, and coping skills/support systems. They also have individual centers for specific types of Schizophrenia including Paranoid, Catatonic, Disorganized, as well as similar disorders such as Schizoaffective Disorder, and Schizotypal Personality Disorder.

Understanding Schizophrenia
HelpGuide.org
This in-depth site offers an overview of Schizophrenia including what it is, early warning signs, signs and the five categories of symptoms, types of the disorder, causes and effects, and links to additional resources.  The information is detailed, yet understandable.

Schizophrenia and Mental Illness
World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders (WFSAD)
This organization is a global grassroots organization dedicated to lightening the burden of schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses for sufferers and their families.  The website includes general information about the disorder (symptoms, causes, treatments), but also provides details about the stigma and discrimination that can occur around the disorder, and a section about the effects on the family and how they can cope with their loved one and the disorder.  Another helpful area of the site is a collection of personal stories from family members that share the pain and frustrations they've dealt with and also their achievements and successes as the family has struggled with the disorder.