World Fellowshiop of Schizophrenia

This is a very active organization which publishes a free newsletter you can receive online; just send an email to in**@wo*****************.org Below are the contents of recent editions. They can be accessed at

WFSAD’s Quarterly Newsletter

For 14 years, the Quarterly Newsletter has served as a forum for discussion for mental healthcare professionals, families of people with mental illness, and family associations around the world. Each editions provides concise, timely reports on innovations, practical solutions to the challenges families are facing, and the latest research developments from every corner of the gobe. Each issue also includes book reviews, opinion pieces, member news and personal stories. If you would like to sign up for WFSAD’s new online Quarterly Newsletter, send an email to: in**@wo*****************.org. If you would like to become a member of WFSAD or donate to the organization, go to Join/Donate. Newsletter Archives:

4th Quarter 2007: Conference 2007

  1. Cover Story: Lighting the Path: Hope in Action by Radha Shankar & Gladys Okoth
  2. Recovery from Schizophrenia & the Role of the Families by Dr. Kim Mueser
  3. Schizophrenia – No Longer an Enigma by Dr. Robin Murray
  4. Bipolar Disorder: What You Need to Know by Dr. Glenda MacQueen
  5. Improving Brain Function for People with Schizophrenia by Dr. Esta Miran & Dr. Michael Miran
  6. The Needs of Families in Early Intervention by Dr. Grainne Fadden
  7. Antipsychotics 50 Years Later: What Have We Learned? by Dr. Gary Remington
  8. Transforming Systems of Care through Human Rights Investigations & Advocacy by Elizabeth Bauer
  9. Training Clinicians: New Perspectives by Dr. Margaret Leggatt
  10. Recovery: More than ‘Symptom Reduction’ by Chris Summerville
  11. Announcing WFSAD’s New Guidebook

3rd Quarter 2007

  1. Cover Story: Getting Your Life Back – Part 2: The Concept of Recovery
  2. Book Review: Strategies to Address Stigma & Overcome Obstacles to Employment
  3. International Congress: Cognition & Remediation Among Focus at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research
  4. Research: Examining the Impact of New Antipsychotics on Weight Gain & Diabetes; Physical Illness & Access to Medical Services in People with Schizophrenia
  5. WFSAD News: WFSAD’s New Strategy
  6. Advocacy: Advocacy Goes Global
  7. Asian Forum: Gathering & Working as a Family
  8. Personal Story: Climbing the Mountain
  9. Regional News: Reason to Hope Family Training Update; ABRE in Brazil – Human Beings are Bigger than the Illness; Zenkaren Disbanded
  10. Tribute: Long Journey to a Good Day: The Triumph of Austin Mardon
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