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You're
not alone
with
schizophrenia
Schizophrenia
is the
22nd
most common reason
for therapy

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10/04/2020
42
males

with schizophrenia
talk to therapists

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10/04/2020
50
females

with schizophrenia
talk to therapists

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10/04/2020
Schizophrenia is a mental health condition.

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
2
Delusions
beliefs which are unreal to others
2
Disinterest
in activities
1
Hallucinations
hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting or touching experiences which are unreal to others
Behaviours
2
Disorganisation
talking quickly, slowly or incoherently
0
Immobility
or unresponsiveness
1
Impairment
to relationships, self-care or work

Causes

2
Genes
relative with schizophrenia
1
Events
triggers include abuse, bereavement, homelessness, redundancy, separation
1
Brain
chemical imbalance
0
Uncertain
1
Combination
of causes

Diagnosis

Adults

For 6 (or more) months:

Impairment
to relationships, self-care or work
1 (or more) of:Delusions
beliefs which are unreal to others
Disorganisation
talking quickly, slowly or incoherently
Hallucinations
hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting or touching experiences which are unreal to others
and (if only 1):Disinterest
in activities
orImmobilityor unresponsiveness
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance


nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for schizophrenia

For negative thoughtsFocus on the presentAdults 16 sessions
Therapists

28 therapists
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nice.org.uk recommends
Art Therapy
for schizophrenia

For life eventsFocus on the past or presentFor Adults
Therapists

2 therapists
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nice.org.uk recommends
Drama Therapy
for schizophrenia

For life eventsFocus on the past or presentFor Adults
Therapists

3 therapists
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10/04/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 10 April 2020
Next check 01 January 2021
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