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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental health condition that impacts someone’s perception of reality and their behavior.

Patients with schizophrenia often report the following symptoms:

  • grand and frightening ideas of the world
  • hearing voices or sounds that other people cannot hear, or seeing hallucinations that others can’t.
  • feeling that other people might be in control of their bodies and minds
  • The trouble with thoughts getting jumbled, so it may be hard to make sense of what they say or express themselves adequately to others
  • odd and awkward behavior.
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In schizophrenia, these experiences last for more than 30 days and even more than half a year.

Other symptoms are problems with low mood and motivation, isolation from family and friends, and feeling cold or emotionless. Patients with schizophrenia may also have a lack of focus and trouble with memory and language. In more severe cases, there may even be problems with movement.

Schizophrenia has to be diagnosed by a psychiatrist.  Our team at Refresh Recovery has the tools and the expertise to diagnose and treat your loved one.