Who Is Diagnosed With Schizophrenia?

1106 WordsJul 27, 20165 Pages
In the Beautiful Mind, it was once said “the real you get the more unreal the world gets". In the movie, John Nasher was a mathematician who went through majority of his life not knowing he was schizophrenic. Like John, majority of the people do not know that they have this disorder. What is schizophrenia some people may ask? It is a brain disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. 1.5 million People will be diagnosed with schizophrenia in the world (schizophrenia). They wonder around thinking they are crazy or delusional. But why and how does someone is diagnosed with schizophrenia? Does it develop during child birth? What causes healthy children and teens to be diagnosed with schizophrenia and how are they correlated? A traumatic event does not need to trigger schizophrenia during the childhood/ adolescence stage. I believe it is develop with the genetic genes. As an adult it is a bit more noticeable to be diagnosed with schizophrenia verses a child. children with schizophrenia has to do with many factors on why or how it was caused. Like many things it can be diagnosed genetically. If the parents have schizophrenia on either end in their family the child will most likely have schizophrenia. According to Dr. Daniel Weinberger, Director of the Genes, Cognition and Psychosis Program, at the National Institute of Mental Health stated that he estimated the current number of genes variations linked to schizophrenia was approximately 10 (Weinberger). In 1990 a study
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