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Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by breakdown of the thought process and the inability to act normally in social situations due to poor emotional responsiveness.


Schizophrenia is the most severe of the mental illnesses and can affect all spheres of life; including perception, thought, judgment, mood, drive and ultimately, personality. It occurs in all societies at about the same rate; regardless of class, color, religion, culture or intelligence. Majority of people develop schizophrenia between the ages of 15-25 years. It affects both males and females alike. However, the onset often occurs earlier in men than in women.

Schizophrenia is a complex illness and its exact cause is not known. Genes and brain chemistry play a role in the development of schizophrenia.

People with schizophrenia may hear voices, see things that are not there or believe that others are reading or controlling their minds.

Based on the symptoms there are five types of schizophrenia:

Bullet Paranoid schizophrenia - Delusions and auditory hallucinations

Bullet Disorganized schizophrenia - Disorganized speech and behavior

Bullet Catatonic schizophrenia - Disorders of movement

Bullet Undifferentiated schizophrenia - Delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech or behavior, catatonic behavior.

Bullet Residual schizophrenia - Difficulty speaking and expressing emotion and problems with attention, memory and organization.

Antipsychotic medicines can relieve many of the symptoms of schizophrenia. Staying on the prescribed medicine for as long as the doctor recommends can prevent relapses. With medication and supportive therapy, many people improve enough to lead satisfying lives.

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I have one mental problem started 2 years firstly i did not clarified but the soon they have very bad habit that like the other person sexual parts [ie like ....] and men and wowans personaly disorders type what is the problem
ajesh- Saturday, May 10, 2014
I feel harmones/vitamins/minerals may also play a role in SZ. what are the test can be conducted for male 28 years having SZ since 10 years mvkulk
mvkulk Monday, September 12, 2011
My son is diagnosied for SZ 10 years back. He is 28y now. What consultation treatment u can offer online??????? mvkulk
mvkulk Monday, September 12, 2011
my husband have a schizophrenia recently , we are decided for family planning ? will the child be normal ? or any crisis exist . can we wait for a time , how long ???
sonali77 Friday, September 9, 2011
what are the drugs available in india for treating positive symptoms in Schizophrenia?
jameel_6358 Monday, January 10, 2011
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williamfallin Tuesday, December 28, 2010
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dvill89 Friday, December 31, 2010
I am seeking help for my 28 year old brother-in-law who is suffering from schizophrenia and is under treatment for the past 6-7 months.His parents are no more and there is no one to look after him. I want to rehabilitate him as this is affecting my conjugal life.Please let me know the possible alternatives.
Nishant_Sinha Monday, August 23, 2010
Search with google "latest on schizophrenia" you will get many scientific guidance. I know what a pain it is for a family to have someone with schizophrenia. Good luck
Filio Wednesday, February 1, 2012
I am looking for a Schizophrenia Support Group to help my 51 year old son who seems to get no help. His father had Chromosome 17 Dis-inhibition, Dementia, Parkinson disease, Atrophy Complex which has been 50% inherited. It was thought until Dec, 2008 that my son had this disorder, however it was diagnosed as Paranoid Schizophrenia then. My son is very sick and I can't seem to get help anywhere.
alyssum Thursday, May 20, 2010
Pls. check the list of support groups at
Filio Wednesday, February 1, 2012
i can advice about a very good doctor you can come and visit him. Punyakoti Hospital near ambedkar circle Hospet[karnataka] is a very good hospital... please try it
unclepool Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Hypofunction of glutamatergic neurons has been hypothesized to caused schizophrenia. For example, see conclusions from the symposium entitled, "Not Just Dopamine Any More: Emerging Glutamatergic Therapies for Schizophrenia," Calcium deficiency may be a predisposing or causative factor in schizophrenia ? This concept is based on the demonstration that „NMDA receptor hypofunction“ can be based on calcium-deficiency, potentiated by nutritional hypoproteinemia - chapter “Hyperfunction (Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson disease) and hypofunction (schizophrenia) of glutamatergic neurons”.
hlasny Friday, June 1, 2007
can ayurvedic medicine be used with allopathy medicine eg qutan
guest Sunday, April 22, 2007
Ayurveda can be used with allopathy. you can even try along with homeopathy-but be careful as homeopathy will interact with allopathy, as homeopathy treats mind and body as one.i am speaking from personal experience of a family member
patanjali Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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