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Schizophrenia

What is the Mental Illness Schizophrenia?
Carmen Lobitz
Schizophrenia
Artistic view of how the world feels like with schizophrenia © Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication
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First, I would like to explain what schizophrenia is. One common myth is, that a schizophrenic individual has many personalities and their behavior would depend on the personality that currently lives in their body, this is definitely not what schizophrenia is like.

But this myth impacts the lack of knowledge that many people have about the illness. In fact, schizophrenia is a much more complex mental disease. Schizophrenia is one of the most common psychotic illnesses. It affects almost 1 % of the global population.

Why does an individual become schizophrenic?

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disease, it usually appears during youth or young adulthood and affects how the individual thinks, feels and behaves. The predisposition is heritable, but schizophrenia itself is not. For a long time, scientists thought that schizophrenia runs in families. However, many people have schizophrenia without having a family member diagnosed with schizophrenia or are healthy despite a number of schizophrenic relatives. It is also known that different genes may…

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