The 411 on Schizophrenia

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  • Schizophrenia Can Take Lives
  • What Is Schizophrenia?
  • How Common Is It?
  • How Does Schizophrenia Affect the Brain?
  • 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

What Is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is an incurable brain disorder that can cause delusions, loss of personality, confusion, agitation, social withdrawal, psychosis and bizarre behavior, says Medical News Today. People suffering from this disease may also believe that they hear voices. 

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