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  1. Types of Schizophrenia

    There are actually several types of schizophrenia, each with its own characteristics. Get an overview of each type.

  2. 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.

  3. Schizophrenia: An Overview

    Schizophrenia is a fairly common and debilitating mental illness. Learn more, including causes, symptoms, types, and treatments.

  4. Schizophrenia Types and Symptoms

    WebMD helps you understand the types of schizophrenia and the symptoms.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Schizophrenia - Counseling and Therapy

    Counseling and therapy are important parts of treatment. You will work with a mental health professional such as a psychologist,a licensed professional counselor,a clinical social worker,or a psychiatrist. Find a therapist you trust and feel comfortable with. A good therapist not only provides help but gives you support and encouragement. If you don't feel good about working with one ...

  8. Childhood Schizophrenia - Topic Overview

    Schizophrenia in children younger than 15 years of age is rare. Sometimes autism,depression,anxiety,or other conditions are confused with childhood schizophrenia. In general,the condition develops slowly. The child usually starts by having problems in school,at home,and in social situations. Children with schizophrenia often hear voices and other noises that other people do not hear ...

  9. Schizophrenia - Symptoms

    Schizophrenia has many symptoms,and having one or more of the symptoms doesn't mean you have schizophrenia. Symptoms usually start during your teen years or early adulthood. They may appear suddenly or may develop gradually. When symptoms develop gradually,they may be confused with other conditions that have similar symptoms,such as depression or anxiety disorders. You may not know you ...

  10. Schizophrenia - Recovery

    Recovery from schizophrenia is a journey of healing and change. It will help you live a fulfilling and meaningful life. Recovery doesn't always mean you are symptom-free. It begins with treatment and usually is a lifelong process. In the recovery process,you learn to cope with your symptoms and challenges,find and meet your goals,and develop the support you need. There are 10 principles ...

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