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The Role Of Schizophrenia In Adolescents

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Under the circumstances of growing up with a parent that has schizophrenia can cause mental issues to form. With the risk of not only establishing the schizophrenic disease, but also, they could possibly develop severe anxiety or depression. During adolescence is when these diseases are most prevalent to occur. The experiences they go through when their parents a schizophrenic episode puts them in stressful positions causing mental and emotional trauma. This situation is like one of the mentioned as a factor of depression, stated in Magill’s Medical Guide. According to Oliver Oyama and Nancy Piotrowski “Genetic factors may determine a person's susceptibility to developing depression following stressful life events.” (Last Name, 2017, para.4).
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