Schizophrenia

About- Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that affects a person's ability to think, feel and behave clearly.
 
Symptoms-

 Aggression
 Agitation
 Amnesia
 Anger
 Anxiety
 Apathy
 Circumstantial speech
 Compulsive behavior
 Concentration and memory problem
 Delusions
 Depression
 Disorganized thinking and behavior
 Disorientation
 Elevated mood
 Excitability
 A False belief of superiority
 Fatigue
 Fear
 General discontent
 Hallucinations
 Hearing voices
 Hostility
 Impaired motor coordination
 Inappropriate emotional response
 Incoherent speech
 Lack of emotional response
 Lack of restraint
 Loss of interest or pleasure in activities
 Mental confusion
 Negative symptoms
 Paranoia
 Rapid and frenzied speaking
 Religious delusion
 Repetitive movements
 Self-harm
 Slow activity
 Social isolation 
 Speech disorder 

Causes-

The exact cause of schizophrenia is not known. Researchers believe that a combination of genetics, brain chemistry, and environment contributes to the development of the disorder
Risk Factor
 Exposure to toxins or viruses that may impact brain development

 A family history of schizophrenia
 Increased immune system activation, such as from inflammation or autoimmune diseases
 Malnutrition
 Older age
 Pregnancy and birth complications
 Taking psychoactive or psychotropic drugs during childhood

Specialists to visit
 Psychiatrist

 Clinical Psychologist

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.nimh.nih.gov
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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