Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia

What is it?

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WARNING SIGNS

Symptoms

What to expect

What you should do

You can help, too!

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder where a person loses sight of what is actually real. Either gender can expirence it, and about 1% of the population has it.

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-Delusions, they might feelthings are directed towards themwhen it ins't real.-Hallucinations, they might see or hear things that aren't actually going on in reality.-Unpredictable behavior, and sometimes lack of expressive emotion, for instance the inability to smile.-Disorganized thinking, they may answer a question with a seemingly unrelated answer.

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-Changes in social life and academic success. -Trouble sleeping-Quicker to be angered-Constantly being paranoidand changing the way theytalk and or express themself.

Make sure to let them know they can talk to you. You can also encourage them to seek professional help from a doctor or therapist, just make sure to not try and force them. If they're having major problems taking care of their hygene or wellbeing call 911, or take them to a doctor so that theycan get the help they need for the situation. Make sure to be there for them and understandtheir situation with an open mind.

Quotes

After a century of studying schizophrenia, the cause of the disorder remains unknown.Thomas R. Insel“Believing something existed and then finding out it didn't was like reaching the top of the stairs and thinking there was one more step.” ― Francesca Zappia, Made You Up


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