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Schizophrenia 3

Schizophrenia 3: Introduction

Schizophrenia 3: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 3 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 6p23. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Schizophrenia 3 is available below.

Symptoms of Schizophrenia 3

  • Sleeping problems for no apparent reason - early sign in teens
  • Concentration difficulty for no apparent reason - early sign in teens
  • Auditory hallucinations - most common hallucination in schizophrenics
  • Excessive preoccupation with cults or religion - early sign in teens
  • Altered level of personal hygiene or lack of care about appearance - early sign in teens
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Treatments for Schizophrenia 3

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Schizophrenia 3?

Schizophrenia 3: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Schizophrenia 3:

  • Patients tend to face an increased risk of substance abuse which can exacerbate symptoms in some patients
  • Patients tend to face an increased risk of suicide
  • Violent acts
  • more complications...»

Causes of Schizophrenia 3

  • Hereditary is a significant risk factor for schizophrenia and there have been a number of genes which have been linked to a susceptibility for developing schizophrenia. A genetic risk coupled with an environmental trigger is considered the main cause of schizophrenia by many experts. There also appears to be a link between maternal genital or reproductive infection at the time of conception to an increased risk of developing schizophrenia in the baby
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Schizophrenia 3: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Schizophrenia 3

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Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See 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 more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure more »

Schizophrenia 3: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Schizophrenia 3

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Schizophrenia 3: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Schizophrenia 3

Prognosis for Schizophrenia 3: Treatment can alleviate symptoms but patients often tend to suffer symptoms throughout the rest of their lives. Treatment plans must be adhered to in order to avoid complications such as suicide or acts of violence. The best prognosis is achieved by early management of the condition with strict adherence to the treatment plan. Factors which increase the risk of a good prognosis: Being female Rapid onset of symptoms Increased age of onset Mainly positive rather than negative symptoms Presence of mood symptoms Good level of functioning before illness Good support network and positive attitude from people around them

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More information about Schizophrenia 3

  1. Schizophrenia 3: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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