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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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Treatment for schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a 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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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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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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Schizophrenia – Tom's story

Being diagnosed with schizophrenia can be both emotionally and practically challenging.

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Speed and mental health

Speed can increase your confidence and energy, but high doses and long-term use can cause mental health problems similar to paranoid schizophrenia.

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Types of psychosis

Psychosis is often a symptom of another underlying psychiatric problem. It can be caused by mental illnesses such as schizophrenia or severe depression.

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Evan's story about living with schizophrenia - video transcripts

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Mental health disorders

Mental health disorder describes a wide range of disorders such as depression, anxiety, stress, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Learn what to do when diagnosed.

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