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Diagnosis of schizophrenia

If you have unusual thoughts, perceptions or behaviours that sound like schizophrenia, a doctor can diagnose your symptoms and recommend treatment.

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Schizophrenia

Despite what many think, people with schizophrenia don’t have a ‘split personality’ and very few are violent. Learn more about this mental illness.

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Causes of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a major mental illness. While it can be inherited, the risk is increased by drug abuse and other environmental factors.

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Symptoms of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a major mental illness that causes an altered experience of reality. It is one of a group of disorders known as psychosis.

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Treatment for schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a major mental illness that causes an altered experience of reality. Your doctor can advise the best treatment options if you need help.

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Types of psychosis

Psychosis is often a symptom of another psychiatric illness or problem. Psychosis can be caused by schizophrenia and various other mental illnesses.

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Causes of paranoia

Whilst paranoia can be caused by a mental disorder, it can also be triggered by recreational drug use, neurological diseases, severe trauma or stress.

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Antipsychotic medications

Trusted information about antipsychotic medications including what are they, what they are used for, types, benefits and side effects plus links to the trusted resources.

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Treatment for psychosis

Psychosis is treatable. Mental health professionals, along with medication and family support, can best help you manage symptoms and aid recovery.

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Bipolar disorder medication

There are many different types of medications used to help treat bipolar disorder. Find out more about what medication to take from a trusted source.

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Causes of psychosis

Although the cause of psychosis is unknown, it could be due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Drug abuse can also be a trigger.

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