Schizophrenia Jocelyn Smith

Schizophrenia is a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.
Schozophrenia can be treated, though not full cured through Anti-psychotic medicine. These medications help reduce the patients hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and disordered thinking.Psychotherapy and Life skills training are availiable for those who are not comfortable with taking medication.
There are many resources for getting the help and connections that one may need when dealing with Schizophrenia themselves or with a family member, such as: Family therapy- this process will allow children and your family members benefit from therapy that provides support and education to families. Support Groups- Allows tips and local resources to be provided to the individual and the family.
The cause of schizophrenia is currently unknown, though it is thought to occur as a result of various genetic, physical, psychological and environmental risk factors.
Some people suffering from this diesease are more likely to be affected by the condition due to genetic and physical susceptibility but a particular life event, usually stressful or emotional in nature, may trigger the condition.
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