Schizophrenia Symptoms

Schizophrenia Symptoms

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#1. True or False, “Schizophrenics are violent”.

This is false!

The saying that “people with schizophrenia are innately dangerous and violent” is a horrific stereotype that people with schizophrenia are dealing with every day. We adopted that concept from popular ill-informed media such as horror movies that feed off of villainizing innocent people with this disorder.

While violent behavior towards others by those with schizophrenia is pretty rare, if someone were to become violent, it would be towards a loved one and not a random person that’s just walking down the street. It is much more common for those with schizophrenia to initiate in self-harm than the harming of others.

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#2. Which one DOES NOT fit with the sentence? “People with schizophrenia have problems with…”

The answer that does not fit is: Spelling!

People suffering from schizophrenia have problems with concentration, attention, memory and may suffer from a declining educational performance. Although this disorder can affect their ability to learn, that does not mean that those with this disorder would naturally have difficultly spelling.

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#3. True or False, “Symptoms can vary from person to person”.

This is true!

Each case of schizophrenia is different from each other. Symptoms can vary in intensity and some can be non-existent in some people. This aspect is one of the reasons that this disorder is so complex.

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#4. True or False, “People with schizophrenia can be paranoid”.

This is true!

Each case of schizophrenia is different from each other. Paranoia can vary by the intensity and can be almost non-existent in some people.

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#5. True or False, “Schizophrenia has no cure”.

This is true!

This is a bit of a trick question, although there is no cure-all for schizophrenia, with proper medication management and therapy, as well as, a good doctor people with schizophrenia can make a full recovery. People who are diagnosed with schizophrenia have a high probability of living a very full life, unaffected by their symptoms.

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