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Schizophrenia

Stephen J. Glatt, Stephen V. Faraone, and Ming T. Tsuang

Abstract

Schizophrenia is one of the most traumatic psychiatric disorders, both for the affected person and their family. It also carries an unfortunate stigma and suffers from frequent misinterpretation by the popular media. The disorder usually manifests itself through significant periods of hallucinations, bizarre delusions, and disorganized behaviour, but the individuals who suffer from this brain disorder are not generally violent, and do have periods of remission. However it is often difficult for these individuals to maintain a regular lifestyle and relationships at home and at work, and many in ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198813774
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198813774.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen J. Glatt, author

Stephen V. Faraone, author

Ming T. Tsuang, author