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Schizophrenia In America

SCHIZOPHRENIA IN AMERICA Schizophrenia is a mental illness that influences the way a person experiences the world, including the way they process information, what they believe, and how they interact with others. Hanbleceya explores this mental illness in detail, and reveals the truth behind some of its biggest misconceptions below. Approximately 2.5 MILLION American adults, or about 1.1 % of the population, have schizophrenia. Schizophrenia ranks among the TOP 10 causes of disability in developed countries worldwide Schizophrenia interferes with a person's ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions, and relate to others. SYMPTOMS INCLUDE An altered sense of self Delusions Hallucinations Changes in emotions, movements, & behavior An inability to sort & interpret incoming sensations and respond appropriately Schizophrenia affects men and women with equal frequency. Schizophrenia often first appears in men in their late teens or early twenties. Schizophrenia often first appears in women in their late twenties or early thirties. 55% of Americans with schizophrenia have no awareness of their illness and thus do not seek treatment. Long considered the most chronic and debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia now consumes a totalof about $63 billion a year for direct treatment and societal & family costs. SCHIZOPHRENIA MYTHS PEOPLE WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA HAVE MULTIPLE PERSONALITIES ΜΥΤΗ 1 FACT: While schizophrenia is often confused with dissociative identity disorder (previously called multiple personality disorder), they are two separate illnesses. People with schizophrenia have trouble with thought processes and emotional responses, not multiple personalities. ALL PEOPLE WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA ARE ESSENTIALLY ALIKE MYTH FACT: That's like saying all people with heart disease are alike. Every person suffering from schizophrenia is unique and deals with unique challenges. There are also a variety of symptoms, from delusions and hallucinations to social withdrawal and diminished verbal expression. Not everyone experiences the same symptoms and not everyone experiences them the same way. ΜΥΤΗ SCHIZOPHRENIA 3 CANNOT BE TREATED FACT: While there is no cure for schizophrenia, it disorder. Hanbleceya is Treatment Center offers many options such as recovery-oriented psychological treatments and rehabilitation that can treatable help sufferers lead independent lives. Hanbleceya BRIM SOURCES: AGEN CY

Schizophrenia In America

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Did you know that schizophrenia ranks among the top 10 causes of disability in developed countries worldwide? Schizophrenia affects millions of American adults, yet many of us don't really know what s...




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