For young people with schizophrenia, physical and mental exercises offer hope

Researchers have found a promising way to tackle the cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia. When combined with antipsychotic medication, a rigorous regime of mental and physical exercise can repair what is the most debilitating aspect of the mental illness: deficits in memory, problem solving, speed of processing and social intelligence. More than anything, these deficits are what tend to result in individuals with schizophrenia becoming disabled.


Here’s an idea: if you don’t know of any apps or programs to exercise your brain, go to and learn a language.

it used to be true, but the second generation, or if it’s third generation of the affliction is not the same as it used to be, or so I’ve been reading.