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What is Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia?

What is Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia?

  • 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.

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)

Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Introduction

What are the symptoms of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia?

Symptoms of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: see symptoms of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia.
Treatments for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: see treatments for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia
Research for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: see research for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

Name and Aliases of Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

Main name of condition: Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

Other names or spellings for Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia:

Childhood schizophrenia

Childhood schizophrenia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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