Early Alerts for Schizophrenia

When people are diagnosed with schizophrenia, it’s usually after they experience a psychotic break. But the disease starts before that -- maybe long before. Now, there’s a promising new treatment that seeks to prevent a psychotic symptoms like hearing voices and delusional thinking, by identifying young people at risk of developing the disease and treating them preventatively.


Carrie Bearden - Researcher at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Behavior at UCLA. She works with teenagers and young adults with early signs of schizophrenia

Madeleine Brand

Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott