There is no test that can make a schizophrenia diagnosis. WebMD explains how doctors use an assessment of symptoms to decide if patients are suffering from schizophrenia.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Schizophrenia
If you've just been diagnosed with schizophrenia, WebMD offers a list of questions you might want to ask your doctor.
Types of Schizophrenia
There are actually several types of schizophrenia, each with its own characteristics. Get an overview of each type.
Schizophrenia and Suicide
WebMD explains the connection between suicidal behavior and schizophrenia, including risk factors for suicide among people with schizophrenia and suicide prevention for people with schizophrenia.
Coping With the Stigma of Mental Illness
Society has changed but people with mental illness and their loved ones may still encounter stigma. These tips can help you cope.
Rights for People With Mental Illness
People with mental illness, such as schizophrenia, have certain rights. Learn which laws are designed to protect the mentally ill.
Schizophrenia Exams and Tests
To diagnose schizophrenia, one has first to rule out any medical illness that may be the actual cause of the behavioral changes. Learn more.
Schizophrenia: An Overview
Schizophrenia is a fairly common and debilitating mental illness. Learn more, including causes, symptoms, types, and treatments.
Schizophrenia: Choosing a Doctor and Therapist
Find out how to find the right doctor and/or therapist to treat schizophrenia and other mental health disorders.
Schizophrenia Types and Symptoms
WebMD helps you understand the types of schizophrenia and the symptoms.