What is Schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia (Sz) is a disorder coursing the breakdown of behaviour, thoughts and emotions, affecting 1% of the population, and is characterised by the following symptoms:
Positive symptoms = new or unusual thoughts and behaviours:
Delusions- False personal beliefs that appear real even against strong evidence to show they are false. These occur at some stage in 90% of those who experience Sz.
Hallucinations- unusual and unexplained sensations that are…