National Institute of Mental Health Schizophrenia What is schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has affected people throughout history.


Introduction Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects more than 2 million adult American men and women. While the condition is rare in childhood, it can begin onset in the mid- to late teen years.

What is Schizophrenia?

P.3 W HAT IS S CHIZOPHRENIA ? P.2 INDE X Schizophrenia is an extremely complex mental disorder: in fact it is probably many illnesses masquerading as one.

and other psychoses

The symposium, Schizophrenia - and other psychoses , was held on 20 October 2000 at the Hyatt Hotel, Canberra. It was organised by the Australian Academy of Science with the support of several generous sponsors.

An Overview of Schizophrenia – Information from the ...

An Overview of Schizophrenia - Information from the National Institute of Mental Health An Overview of Schizophrenia – Information from the National Institute of Mental Health

Chris Hollis

Access the most recent version at doi: 10.1192/apt.6.2.83 APT€2000, 6:83-92. Chris Hollis Adolescent schizophrenia permissions Reprints/ to [email protected]

Public Attitudes, Personal Needs

Schizophrenia: Public Attitudes, Personal Needs Views from People Living with Schizophrenia, Caregivers, and the General Public Analysis and Recommendations

Schizophrenia in canaDa

Methodological Notes Acknowledgements Schizophrenia in Canada: A National Report was completed by the Executive Directors of the Schizophrenia Societies across Canada, lead by Chris Summerville CEO, Schizophrenia Society of Canada.


Schizophrenia FACT SHEET - Schizophrenia National Institutes of Health Updated October 2010 1 Schizophrenia is a chronic and disabling brain disorder that affects 2.4 million Americans, according to the 2005 National Comorbidity Survey-Replication.

Help is at hand

2 About this leaflet This leaflet is for: ■ anyone who has been given a diagnosis of schizophrenia ■ anyone who thinks they might have schizophrenia ■ friends and relatives of someone who has been given this diagnosis.

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