Schizophrenia

Dante Bryant

Definition

Schizophrenia is a severe brain disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior.

Prognosis

There is no known cure for Schizophrenia. Fortunately, there are effective treatments that can reduce symptoms, decrease the likelihood that new episodes of psychosis will occur, shorten the duration of psychotic episodes, and in general, offer the majority of people suffering from schizophrenia the possibility of living more productive and satisfying lives. With the proper medications and supportive counseling, the ability of schizophrenic persons to live and function relatively well in society is excellent.

Why you should know about Schizophrenia

You should know about schizophrenia because like stated earlier it can affect anyone. And this paper can educate you on the disease by telling you the symptoms or if you have ever had this disease in your life you could relate to this or learn more about what causes it. you should also know about it to help determine if you think someone has schizophrenia and it will show you how to handle it.