Schizophrenia Symptoms : What Is Schizophrenia?

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Schizophrenia is a chronic mental illness. Disorganized speech and hallucinations are some of the symptoms related to schizophrenia. A licensed mental health counsellor talks about schizophrenia and explains who is more likely to suffer from this illness.

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"There can be life after schizophrenia: in my own case, nearly thirty years of a very satisfying and rewarding, though not always easy, existence."

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