Schizophrenia is a chronic, serious mental illness. It affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. Symptoms may begin in the teen years to early 20s or 30s. They include hallucinations, delusions, or disorganized thinking, and can be very disabling. The treatments for this condition are medication and psychotherapy. Although there is no cure, these treatments will help reduce or eliminate the symptoms.
Find out more about schizophrenia, and what you can do to care for a person with this condition.