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Schizophrenia



You're
not
alone
with
schizophrenia
Schizophrenia
is the
22nd
most common reason
for therapy
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
13/11/2019
40
males

with schizophrenia
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
13/11/2019
48
females

with schizophrenia
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
13/11/2019

Causes

Source: nhs.uk
Genetics
Life events
Negative thoughts
Neurotransmitters
Unknown

Symptoms

Source: psychiatry.orgTick the symptom you experience the most

Thoughts
Delusions
Disinterest
Hallucinations
Behaviours
Disorganisation
Immobility

Impact

Source: psychiatry.org
Impairment

Diagnosis

Source: psychiatry.org
Adults

1 (or more) months of delusions and/or hallucinations and/or disorganisation. With impairment and possible disinterest or immobility.

Therapies

Art Therapy
for Schizophrenia

For life events
Focus on the past or present
For Adults
nice.org.uk recommended therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for Schizophrenia

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 16 sessions
nice.org.uk recommended therapy
Drama Therapy
for Schizophrenia

For life events
Focus on the past or present
For Adults
nice.org.uk recommended therapy

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 13 November 2019
Next Review 01 January 2020