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Schizophrenia symptoms vary from person to person. Learn all about the symptoms, the different types of schizophrenia, and conditions that are similar.

Symptoms

Schizophrenia is more than hallucinations and delusions. Find out what else to look out for.

Learn about the positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia.

These symptoms can be very stressful and interfere with the ability to lead a normal life. Learn more about these subtle signs.

Types

Learn about the 5 types of schizophrenia, each a bit different. This article will help you understand.  

For some people, depression or bipolar disorder symptoms are also part of the mix. Click here to learn more.

Like the name says, symptoms are relatively brief but still quite severe. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of brief psychotic disorder.

Find out how this short-term type of schizophrenia is different. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of schizophreniform disorder.

Delusions are the main features of this serious condition. Find out the different types, symptoms, and treatment of delusional disorder.

This is a rare condition in which an otherwise healthy person joins in on the delusions of a psychotic person. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of shared psychotic disorder.

Complications

Suicide is the number one cause of premature death among people with schizophrenia. It’s important to know warning signs and how to react.

Learn how substance abuse can interfere with schizophrenia treatment and why so many people with schizophrenia smoke.

Many people with schizophrenia end up homeless. Find out why and what can be done to help them live a good life.

People with schizophrenia are not especially prone to violence and often prefer to be left alone.

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