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Who is affected by schizophrenia?
Last Updated: 19th March, 2020
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Furthermore, how much of the population is affected by schizophrenia?
One may also ask, what race is most affected by schizophrenia? They found that race most strongly predicting a Schizophrenia diagnosis. Results concluded that Latino Americans where more than three times more likely to be diagnosed with Schizophrenia than Euro-Americans.
Beside this, what age group is most affected by schizophrenia?
Although schizophrenia can occur at any age, the average age of onset tends to be in the late teens to the early 20s for men, and the late 20s to early 30s for women. It is uncommon for schizophrenia to be diagnosed in a person younger than 12 or older than 40. It is possible to live well with schizophrenia.
How does a schizophrenic person think?
Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior that impairs daily functioning, and can be disabling. People with schizophrenia require lifelong treatment.