Schizophrenia

Overview

Schizophrenia is a severe brain disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. The cause is unknown. Genetics, environment, and imbalanced brain chemicals may play a role.

Symptoms

It may result in hallucinations, delusions, and disordered thinking.

Treatments

Treatment is lifelong. It involves medications and psychological and social therapy.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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