Schizophrenia


Child , like other psychopathologies has many documented, and
several uncertain causes. Some scientists have evidence that pregnant mothers
have experienced an immune reaction that present dangers to the unborn child.
is a disorder where the body=s immune system attacks itself.
Schizophrenia is not present at birth but develops during the adolescence period
or young adulthood. ASchizophrenia is a biological brain disease affecting
thinking, perception, mood, and behaviour. Its exact cause is unknown but
overwhelming evidence points to faulty chemistry or structural abnormalities in
the brain. In some cases schizophrenia is generic. Schizophrenia strikes one
in 100 people at some ...

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that others can hear their thoughts , also known
as Abroadcasting@ and even change them. A...hear their thoughts, insert
thoughts into their minds, or control their feelings, actions or impulses.
Patients might think they are Jesus, Napoleon, or Franklin D. Roosevelt.@
(American Psychiatric Association Annual >90 page 1)

Pregnant women who experience an immune reaction that presents danger to their
unborn children, this reaction raises sharply the rates of schizophrenia in the
unborn child. Severe malnutrition in the early months of the fetal development
may contribute to schizophrenia. It is also known that schizophrenia runs in
families. AThe probablitilty of developing schizophrenia as the off spring of
one parent with the disease is approximately 13%. The probability of developing
schizophrenia as the off spring of both parents with the disease is
approximately 35%.@ (Pamphlet by: American Psychiatric Association Annual >90
page 7)

Hallucinations another symptom which ...

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is the risk of suicide. ATen percent of all people with schizophrenia
commit suicide. Either to escape the torment of their illness. Or because
their >voices= command them to.@ (Compiled by Ontario Friends of Schizophrenics,
Oct. 1994) Many schizophrenics also are incarcerated for crimes that they have
committed while in a psychotic state, or are living on the streets, without any
treatment. Schizophrenics may become violent while in a psychotic state, and may
lose all sense of who they are and who others are around them.

Symptoms such as social withdraw , inappropriate or blunted emotions, and
extreme apathy may persist for years, however many schizophrenics have recovered
enough ...

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