The symptoms of schizophrenia include hallucinations, delusions and disorganized thinking according to the Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms include abnormal behavior and negative reactions. More »

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, schizophrenia treatments revolve around some combination of psychotherapy and medical prescriptions. The goal of treatment is first to stabilize a patient through the... More »

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Many patients in the earliest stages of schizophrenia become increasingly eccentric and unmotivated, explains Psych Central. They may isolate themselves from family and friends and stop engaging in activities that they o... More »

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The bipolar type of schizoaffective disorder is characterized by the symptoms of two combined mental illnesses: schizophrenia, marked by hallucinations, delusions and disordered thinking; and bipolar disorder, marked by ... More »

Symptoms of a schizophrenia may vary but typically include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking or speaking, abnormal motor behavior or other negative cognitive behaviors, according to the Mayo Clinic. Having... More »

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Antipsychotic medications clozapine and haloperidol treat the hallucinations, delusions and agitation of schizophrenia, while the mood stabilizer lithium is effective for treating bipolar disorder, according to the Natio... More »

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A schizophrenic is an individual who suffers from schizophrenia, a type of mental disorder depicted by delusions, hallucinations, social isolation, and disorganized speech and behavior, according to Dictionary.com. The w... More »

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