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Ziprasidone (Geodon) is a medication (oral and injectable) used for treating psychoses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and pregnancy information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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    • Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a disabling brain disorder that may cause hallucinations and delusions and affect a person's ability to...learn more »
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      Schizophrenia Article
      • Schizophrenia facts
      • What is the definition of schizophrenia?
      • How common is schizophrenia in children?
      • What is the history of schizophrenia?
      • What are schizophrenia causes? Is schizophrenia hereditary?
      • What are schizophrenia symptoms and signs?
      • What professionals diagnose and treat schizophrenia? Are there particular tests that assess schizophrenia?
      • What are treatments for schizophrenia and the side effects of those treatments?
      • What are potential complications of schizophrenia? What is the prognosis for schizophrenia?
      • Is it possible to prevent schizophrenia?
      • What research is being done on schizophrenia?
      • Where can people get more information about schizophrenia? How can people find a support group, specialists who treat the illness, or other assistance for schizophrenia?
    • Depression Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts and affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one...learn more »
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      Depression Article
      • Depression facts
      • What is a depressive disorder? Depression vs. sadness
      • What are myths about depression?
      • What are the types of depression, and what are depression symptoms and signs?
      • Depression symptoms and signs in men
      • Depression symptoms and signs in women
      • Depression symptoms and signs in teenagers
      • Depression symptoms and signs in children
      • What are the risk factors and causes of depression?
      • Postpartum depression
      • What specialists treat depression?
      • What tests do health-care professionals use to diagnose depression?
      • What treatments are available for depression?
      • What is the general approach to treating depression?
      • What about sexual dysfunction related to antidepressants?
      • What about discontinuing antidepressants?
      • What are complications of depression?
      • What is the prognosis for depression?
      • Is it possible to prevent depression?
      • What about self-help and home remedies for depression?
      • How can someone help a person who is depressed?
      • Where can one seek help for depression?
      • What is in the future for depression?
      • Where can people find more information about depression?
    • Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder (or manic depression) is a mental illness characterized by depression, mania, and severe mood swings. Treatment...learn more »
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      Bipolar Disorder Article
      • Bipolar disorder facts
      • What is bipolar disorder?
      • What is the history of bipolar disorder?
      • What are the types of bipolar disorder?
      • What are bipolar disorder causes and risk factors?
      • What are bipolar disorder symptoms and signs in adults, teenagers, and children?
      • What tests do health care professionals use to diagnose bipolar disorder?
      • What illnesses coexist with bipolar disorder?
      • What are bipolar disorder medications and other treatments? Are there any home remedies or alternative treatments for bipolar disorder?
      • How is bipolar disorder treated during pregnancy and the postpartum period?
      • What are complications and the prognosis/effects over time of bipolar disorder?
      • Is it possible to prevent bipolar disorder?
      • Where can people find more information about bipolar disorder, bipolar disorder support groups, and doctors who treat it?
      • Where can people find support to help them or someone they know cope with bipolar disorder?
    • Schizotypal Personality Disorder Schizotypal personality disorder is characterized by odd behaviors, feelings, perceptions, and ways of relating to others that...learn more »
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      Schizotypal Personality Disorder Article
      • Schizotypal personality disorder facts
      • What is schizotypal personality disorder?
      • What are causes and risk factors for schizotypal personality disorder?
      • What are schizotypal personality disorder symptoms and signs?
      • What tests diagnose schizotypal personality disorder?
      • What is the treatment for schizotypal personality disorder?
      • What are complications of schizotypal personality disorder? What is the prognosis of schizotypal personality disorder?
      • Is it possible to prevent schizotypal personality disorder?
      • Where can people get more information on schizotypal personality disorder?
    • Brief Psychotic Disorder Brief psychotic disorder is a short-term mental illness that features psychotic symptoms. There are three forms of brief...learn more »
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      Brief Psychotic Disorder Article
      • Brief psychotic disorder facts
      • What is a brief psychotic disorder?
      • What are causes and risk factors for brief psychotic disorder?
      • What are brief psychotic disorder symptoms and signs?
      • How do physicians diagnose brief psychotic disorder?
      • What is the treatment for brief psychotic disorder?
      • What are complications of brief psychotic disorder?
      • What is the prognosis of brief psychotic disorder?
      • Is it possible to prevent brief psychotic disorder?
      • Where can people get more information on brief psychotic disorder?
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that causes a person to suffer repeated obsessions and compulsions....learn more »
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      Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Article
      • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) facts
      • What is obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and what are OCD symptoms and signs?
      • What causes obsessive compulsive disorder?
      • How is obsessive compulsive disorder diagnosed?
      • What are the treatments for obsessive compulsive disorder?
      • What happens if OCD is not treated? What are complications of obsessive compulsive disorder?
      • What is the prognosis for obsessive compulsive disorder?
      • Is it possible to prevent obsessive compulsive disorder?
      • Where can people get more information about obsessive compulsive disorder?

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