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How Does Schizophrenia Develop and Affect Children and Adolescents?

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This research project investigated various aspects of childhood schizophrenia, otherwise known as paediatric schizophrenia, or early-onset schizophrenia for cases under age 18 or very-early onset for cases under age 13 . Childhood schizophrenia is rare and affects an estimate of 1 in 1000 compared to the 1 in 100 adults affected.

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Psychiatry Schizophrenia Abnormal psychology Psychiatric diagnosis Psychopathology Psychosis Pediatric schizophrenia Causes of schizophrenia Social construction of schizophrenia Tracy N. Schizophrenia Genetics
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Psychiatry Schizophrenia Abnormal psychology Psychiatric diagnosis Psychopathology Psychosis Pediatric schizophrenia Causes of schizophrenia Social construction of schizophrenia Tracy N. Schizophrenia Genetics
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Childhood schizophrenia is rare and affects an estimate of 1 in 1000 compared to the 1 in 100 adults affected1. Schizophrenia is a mental condition that makes individuals perception of reality and the world around them become abnormal and skewed. Symptoms can range from abnormal motor behaviours in children to seemingly normal development in teenagers2. Most eventually suffer from auditory and visual hallucinations. It can be very hard to diagnose for these reasons, as well as practitioners (clinical psychologists/psychiatrists) being reluctant to diagnose a child with schizophrenia, due to their age. Any victim of schizophrenia, young or old, will suf...
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