A wide variety of DNA mutations which differ from one person to another might play a decisive role in triggering schizophrenia according to two of the largest studies to date into the complex genetics of the mental disorder.
Thamsanqa Jantjie, who described himself as a schizophrenic, is reported to have faced a string of criminal charges since 1994
The ruling South African political party had denied any knowledge of Thamsanqa Jantjie after Tuesday's service
Thamsanqa Jantjie said he may have suffered a schizophrenic episode, and that there was ‘nothing he could do’ when he started hearing voices and hallucinating
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23-year-old pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility after killing Wayne Busst and Ian Watson-Gladwish
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As the big beast of the Premier League is released from its cage once again, it's all too easy to forget that football is simply about a bunch of boys (or girls) chasing a ball around, not pampered heroes and image rights. Maybe the game can bring out the worst in people but it also provides an escape.
The child killer suffers from long-term paranoid schizophrenia which does not "just fade away and die", according to the clinician in charge of his care
Paranoid schizophrenic Matthew Tvrdon, 31, admitted the manslaughter of Karina Menzies through diminished responsibility last month
Wu Yuanhong beat a 13-year-old to death in his local village
In the roll-call of student summer reading certain volumes stand out, including Desmond Morris's body language phenomenon The Naked Ape and Richard Bach's Jonathan Livingston Seagull. To those can be added a volume by Robert M Pirsig that snuggled its way into every hitchhiker's hand-crocheted body satchel. Unlike Bach, whose books were like being hit with a wiffle bat full of pot-pourri, Pirsig is the real deal. Born in 1928, this precocious university student was eventually expelled for studying too hard, after growing bewildered by the choice of multiple hypotheses in his chosen field, biochemistry. Overwhelmed by the limitations of science, he tackled Eastern philosophy instead, spending time in India before returning to a US college.
Deyan Deyanov committed the crime during an attack of paranoid schizophrenia, and was therefore not held criminally responsible
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I am quite open about my illness and people generally are more interested than afraid of it. I remember that before I was diagnosed as a schizophrenic in my teens I did not know much about it.
It's too late for my friend, but hope is there for others. None of us should wait until the funeral of a loved one before we take this seriously