Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe and disabling brain disorder which can cause agitation, hallucinations, and delusions. Because we still don't know what causes schizophrenia, antipsychotic medications and psychological treatments are used to eliminate the symptoms of the disease. Dr. Tracey Skale, chief medical officer for the Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services; Dr.
Alzheimer's is a devastating disease with no known cure. It slowly steals a person's intellect, ability to communicate, independence, and dignity, and now affects more than five million Americans. We look at what we know about Alzheimer’s disease, with Miami University Department of Sociology & Gerontology Assistant Professor Dr. Kate de Medeiros and Professor Dr. Jennifer M. Kinney. Dr. de Medeiros and Dr.