Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices. Schizophrenia typically begins in early adulthood.

Adapted from the Encyclopedia of Psychology

What You Can Do

Getting Help

  • Schizophrenia treatment

    Antipsychotic drugs aren’t the only treatment people with schizophrenia need. Along with medication, psychotherapy and support can help them regain their lives.

  • Recognizing the signs of schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia can cause hallucinations, delusions and unusual behaviors, as well as cognitive challenges, such as problems with memory, attention and concentration.

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