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

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25/05/2020
42
males

with schizophrenia
talk to therapists

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25/05/2020
50
females

with schizophrenia
talk to therapists

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Schizophrenia is a mental health condition.

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
4
Delusions
beliefs which are unreal to others
3
Disinterest
in activities
2
Hallucinations
hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting or touching experiences which are unreal to others
Behaviours
4
Disorganisation
talking quickly, slowly or incoherently
1
Immobility
or unresponsiveness
2
Impairment
to relationships, self-care or work

Causes

3
Genes
relative with schizophrenia
2
Events
triggers include abuse, bereavement, homelessness, redundancy, separation
2
Brain
chemical imbalance
0
Uncertain
2
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

27 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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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 25 May 2020
Next check 01 January 2021
Sources:
Statistics findatherapist.co.uk Symptoms Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition Causes NHS Diagnosis Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition Cognitive Behavioural Therapy National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Art Therapy National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Drama Therapy National Institute for Health and Care Excellence