Symptoms And Symptoms Of Schizophrenia

1049 Words Nov 4th, 2015 5 Pages
The Effects of Schizophrenia
Madison M. Sulak
Dr. Linstrum
PSYCH 2301
East Texas Baptist University
Fall 2015

Pg. 1 A brain disorder can be triggered by multiple different things such as a stroke, abnormal growths, any type of viral infection, or cancer. There are countless types of brain disorders that people are diagnosed with daily. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has affected people throughout history”(NIMH, What is Schizophrenia?). Schizophrenia is a serious disease that affects and changes many lives everyday. “Schizophrenia can be found in approximately 1.1% of the world’s population, regardless of racial, ethnic or economic background and approximately 3.5 million people in the United States are diagnosed with schizophrenia and it is one of the leading causes of disability”(SARDAA, About Schizophrenia). What are different signs and symptoms of schizophrenia? Can schizophrenia cured? Throughout this paper the reader will be learn about the different signs and symptoms people face with the serious disorder called schizophrenia. There are multiple signs and symptoms that people undergo when becoming ill with this disease. Strange use of words, extreme reaction to criticism, depression and being unable to concentrate are only a handful of signs that you could have schizophrenia. People may or may not undergo these signs as stated above, but there are also…
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