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Schizophrenia and How It Affects the Caregivers

  According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), schizophrenia is a severe and chronic mental disorder that is characterized by disturbances in how a person feels, thinks, and behaves.  People with schizophrenia appear to be out of touch with reality, living in their own different world. Some symptoms like delusion and…

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The Joy of Poetry

  Poetry may look like a collection of words, but what it provides is far greater than simple description. It is an embodiment of thoughts and it defines aesthetics. However, the current school system makes no effort to make poetry fun for students. Also, adults find no time to read poetry. Love for poetry should…

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Writing Crime Fiction

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  If you’re planning to write crime fiction, you have landed on the right page. But before you get started, let’s define crime fiction first. There is a lot of variation in themes and plotlines in this genre. However, it is commonly defined as “a story about someone who commits an immoral or illegal act…

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5 Keys to a Suspenseful Story

Writing a suspense story is a challenging task. You have to let your readers in on the secret and keep them on their toes at the same time. The suspense genre relishes in provoking worry, adrenaline, and later, relief from its readers. If you’re planning to dabble in this genre, here are five keys to…

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by Rosalie H. Contino, PhD