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Who is more likely to get schizophrenia?

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Men and women are equally likely to get this brain disorder, but guys tend to get it slightly earlier. On average, they're diagnosed in their late teens to early 20s. Women tend to learn they have it in their late 20s to early 30s.

People rarely find out that they have schizophrenia before they're 12 or after they're 40.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 11, 2016
Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 11, 2016

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