What is schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia, often known as schizo, is a mental condition characterised by recurrent or continuous episodes of psychosis (difficulty in distinguishing what is real and what is not real).
What are the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia?
- visual and auditory hallucinations
- perplexed thinking
What are schizophrenia risk factors?
- genealogy of the family
- use of cannabis in adolescence
- complications during pregnancy
- adversity in childhood
- birth in late winter or early spring