Diseases of the mind can be frightening and isolating. While commonly misconceived as a “split personality,” in reality schizophrenia is a mental illness marked by hallucinations, delusions, and an inability to think clearly. But there are treatments that can help. Here’s what some leading doctors who treat schizophrenia want patients and their loved ones to know about this often-stigmatized condition.
Schizophrenia is an often misunderstood and even stigmatized disease. Don’t be misled by myths about schizophrenia.
With schizophrenia affecting 1% of the population, researchers are looking for new ways to help people manage their symptoms and improve their ability to work and socialize.
Starting treatment for schizophrenia means you can start to live a full and rewarding life again.
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