How do you think schizophrenia is diagnosed?


How do you think schizophrenia is diagnosed?


Schizophrenia can occur in people due to a mix of some factors that are not directly in their control given the medical technology now available, such as having unfortunate genetics that increase this individual or a close relative's odds of having schizophrenia, along with some contribution from factors that people can exercise control over.

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Schizophrenia may be diagnosed by having a clinician speak with the person to see if there are noticeable symptoms such as talking to oneself or...

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Schizophrenia: Definition & Overview


Chapter 11 / Lesson 8

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by psychotic symptoms and a break from reality. Get an overview of the definition, types, and causes of schizophrenia, explore the differences between positive and negative symptoms, and see how it develops within a person's mind.

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