6 Myths About Schizophrenia

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You might think you know about schizophrenia from what you’ve seen in movies or on tv, but that’s not the whole story. Only by understanding the facts about this mental illness can we break the stigma.

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"It is as hard for the individual to accept the disorder as it is for other family members."

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