Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Introduction
Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: A rare early-onset form of the mental disorder called schizophrenia. Symptoms start before the age of thirteen. Symptoms usually start gradually and are often preceded by slow motor, speech and language development.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia is available below.
Symptoms of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia
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symptoms of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia
Treatments for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia?
Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Related Patient Stories
Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults....read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek help from their...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of...read more »
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Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia
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Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia
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Definitions of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia:
Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia, or a subtype of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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