Schizophrenia
by Peyton S.

  • Schizophrenia is an extremely complex mental disorder in which a person loses contact with reality. Schizophrenics have trouble telling the difference between real and imaginary events.
  • Schizophrenia occurs in 1% of the general population
  • Symptoms include hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized speech
  • Treatments include anti-psychotic medications and therapy
  • Schizophrenics can receive help from professional case managers, caregivers, and family members
  • To learn more about schizophrenia, talk to a doctor or go online to a trusted source

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