The 411 on Schizophrenia

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  • Who Is at Risk?
  • Are Blacks Overdiagnosed With the Disorder?
  • The Warning Signs
  • Why Treatment Is Crucial
  • Treatment Barriers
  • Bringing a Face to the Disease
  • Schizophrenia Can Take Lives
  • What Is Schizophrenia?
  • How Common Is It?
  • How Does Schizophrenia Affect the Brain?

The Warning Signs

Symptoms of schizophrenia include: Hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, strange movements, lack of emotion on one’s face, difficulties keeping plans or socializing with others, neglect bathing and hygiene, trouble focusing and paying attention, problems with memory and difficulties understanding things and making decisions. 

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