By Libby Isenberg

Symptoms and Treatment

Some symptoms of schizophrenia are seeing things that are not there, hallucinations and disorganized speech and behavior. Treatments usually are taking your medication that doctors prescribed and seeing a doctor for checkups on your schizophrenia.

5 other facts

  • 2.4 million adults suffer from schizophrenia
  • Men and women are at an equal risk to getting this disorder
  • Nobody knows what causes schizophrenia
  • It tends to run in families
  • Majority of the people with schizophrenia are not violent