A mental disorder, Schizophrenia affects how a person communicates, thinks and perceives the world. Illusions, lack of emotions, reduced interest in life and relationships, thinking disorders and hallucinations are symptoms of schizophrenia. The likely causes are genetics, use of substances and malnutrition. Psychotherapy and antipsychotic medicines are prescribed treatments for the condition.
HOW IS SCHIZOPHRENIA DIAGNOSED?
According to a study, 10% of the affected people commit suicide or take to alcohol and substance abuse.