Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious brain illness. People who have it may hear voices that aren't there. They may think other people are trying to hurt them. Sometimes they don't make sense when they talk. The disorder makes it hard for them to keep a job or take care of themselves.

Symptoms of schizophrenia usually start between ages 16 and 30. Men often develop symptoms at a younger age than women. People usually do not get schizophrenia after age 45. There are three types of symptoms:

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  1. Schizophrenia (National Library of Medicine)  
    Schizophrenia is a serious brain illness. People who have it may hear voices that aren't there. ... job or take care of themselves. Symptoms of schizophrenia usually start between ages 16 and 30. Men ...
  2. Schizophrenia is a brain disorder classified as a psychosis, which means that it affects a person's ... adolescence or early adulthood.Signs and symptoms of schizophrenia include false perceptions called hallucinations. Auditory hallucinations of ...
  3. Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it hard to tell the difference between what is real ... Schizophrenia is a complex illness. Mental health experts are not sure what causes it. Genes may play ...
  4. Schizophrenia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
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  5. ... mental health condition that includes features of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder such as bipolar disorder ... prefix "schizo-" refers to the psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia that affect a person's thinking, sense of ...
  6. Schizophrenia (NAMI) - PDF  
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  7. Schizophrenia is a group of psychotic disorders characterized by disturbances in perception, affect, behavior and communication lasting ...
  8. The paranoid type of schizophrenia is dominated by delusions and/or auditory hallucinations.
  9. ... tablets are used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual ... a treatment program to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in children and teenagers. Quetiapine is in a ...
  10. Childhood Schizophrenia (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Schizophrenia/Children ... Schizophrenia ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
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