All you need to know about Schizophrenia

Some symptoms of a Schizophrenic

  • amnesia
  • hallucination
  • thoughts that aren't their own
  • disorientation
  • making things up
  • memory loss
  • mental confusion
  • slowness in activity and thoughts
  • thought disorder
  • false belief of superiority


It's not known what causes schizophrenia, but researchers believe that a combination of genetics and environment contributes to development of the disorder. Problems with certain naturally occurring brain chemicals, including neurotransmitters called dopamine and glutamate, also may contribute to schizophrenia.

What is Schizophrenia?

a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.

There is no way of curing this

Although therapy may help.
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Video experiment

A man puts in headphones that play voices in his head and sees what it's like to have Schizophrenia

Local resources

Jersey City Psychiatrist Doctors for Schizophrenia

Type of Physician: Psychiatrist

What is a Psychiatrist? A certification by the Board of Psychiatry & Neurology; practitioners are skilled in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental, addictive and emotional disorders. He or she is trained to understand the biological, psychological and social components of illness and is qualified to order diagnostic laboratory tests and to prescribe medications, as well as to evaluate and treat psychological and interpersonal problems. The psychiatrist is also prepared to intervene with individuals and families who are coping with stress, crises, and other problems in living.

Specialty: Psychiatry