SCHIZOPHRENIA.

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What is the defintion of Schizophrenia?
Mental health illness where an individual cannot distinguish between their own thoughts and reality. they will display significant changes in behaviour and have difficulty with the diagnosis, definition and cause of their illness.
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What are the causes of Schizophrenia?
1. Genetics. 2. Brain development. 3. Imbalance in neurotransmitters. 4. Drug use. 5. Birth complications (eclampsia).
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What are the symptoms of Schizophrenia?
1. Lost touch of reality. 2. Drastic changes in hevaiour. 3. Hallucinations. 3. Delusions. 5. Neglecting of hygiene.
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What treatment is there for Schizophrenia?
1. Anti-psychotic drugs. 2. Neuroleptic drugs. 3. CBT. 4. Counselling. 4. Arts theapry. 5. Family thearpy.
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What are the physical impacts of Schizophrenia?
1. Lack of energy. 2. Personal hygiene decreases. 3. Treatment can result in a loss of a sex drive. 4. Risk of suicide/self harm. 5. Irrational behaviour.
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What are the intellectual imapcts of Schizophrenia?
1. Lack of concentration.
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What are the emotional impacts of Schizophrenia?
1. Confused (by the diagnosis, hallucinations and delusions). 2. Depressed. 3. Angry (as to why they have been diagnosed as they may not understand the illness that they have). 4. Anxious (social situations and the difficulty of this).
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What are the social impacts of Schizophrenia?
1. Withdrawal from friends. 2. Difficult to maintain close relationships with people. 3. Majority of social contact will be with practitioners. 4. Being uncomfortable around others, lack of social skills.
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What are the financial impacts of Schizophrenia?
1. Time off of work. 2. Reliant on benefits.
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