Schizophrenia is a complex illness that may partly involve your genes. But other events in your life may also play a role.
Scientists are edging closer to figuring out if there are ways to lower the risk of schizophrenia.
Smile, frown, or use facial expressions that fit the situation.
Talk as loudly or softly as needed.
You'll also learn skills that will help you with your treatment. These may include:
How to manage your medicines.
How to tell if your medicine is causing side effects and what to do.
How to know if you're having a relapse and what to do.
How to find the help you need.
To help you with these skills, your teachers may model them and then ask you to do the same with others in your class (role-playing). For example, you may role-play asking for help or interviewing for a job.