What is schizophrenia?

Something about Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder. Although it is not as common as other disorders like depression or anxiety problems, the symptoms can be very disabling. It not only impairs work and occupational functioning, but also day to day activities and social life.

It’s characteristic symptoms are profound distortions in thinking, language, perception, and sense of self. The individual suffering from this disorder may show loss of touch with the reality, false beliefs, being suspicious without reason and hearing of imaginary of voices.

The typical age of onset is late teenage or early adulthood. It is not only treatable, but with timely expert psychiatric intervention one can lead a productive life.