Schizophrenia Illness By. BRyce Barley amd Joshua Pelfrey

schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that interferes with a person's ability to think clearly. it is a long term illness that usually affects about 1% of Americans

Symptoms- People can not think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions and relate to others.

Symptoms

Some of the symptoms are Hallucinations, Delusions, and Negative symptoms.

Hallucinations- hearing voices, seeing things, smelling things that aren't real.

Delusions- problems concertinaing, confused thinking, or thinking there thoughts are blocked.

Causes that can make you have this illness are genetics, environment, brain chemistry, and substance use

Treatments

Treatments that can help this would be antiphychotics which also helps psychosis. Other medications are Chlorpromazine, Fluphenazine, and Loxapine.

A number to call in order to make and appointment is 410-955-5212

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