What is Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder. That causes a patient to lose touch with reality. A person with this disorder imagine objects and events to be different from what they really are. Gradually will withdraw from the outside world.
Signs of Schizophrenia in Children Change of friends Significant drop in grades Sleep problems Irritability
The most common early warning signs of schizophrenia include: The most common early warning signs of schizophrenia include: Social withdrawal Hostility or suspiciousness Deterioration of personal hygiene Flat, expressionless gaze Inability to cry or express joy Inappropriate laughter or crying Depression Oversleeping or insomnia Odd or irrational statements Forgetful; unable to concentrate Extreme reaction to criticism Strange use of words or way of speaking
Treatments Current treatments focus on eliminating the symptoms of the disease A number of medications have been found that help bring biochemical imbalances in many people with schizophrenia closer to normal. Antipsychotic medication can help a great deal in lessening hallucinations and delusions, and in helping maintain coherent thoughts.