Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior that impairs daily functioning, and can be disabling. People with schizophrenia require lifelong treatment.
How Schizophrenia Can Ruin Your Life?
Schizophrenia affects 20 million people worldwide but is not as common as many other mental disorders. Schizophrenia also commonly starts earlier among men. Schizophrenia is associated with considerable disability and may affect educational and occupational performance. People with schizophrenia are 2 – 3 times more likely to die early than the general population (2). This is often due to physical illnesses, such as cardiovascular, metabolic and infectious diseases. Stigma, discrimination and violation of human rights of people with schizophrenia is common.
- Unwanted thoughts
- Repeatedly going over thoughts
- Difficulty Falling Asleep
- Excessive Worry
- Emotional Distress