Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

Definition:

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that involves a disconnect between thought and behavior. Patients with schizophrenia experience confused thoughts, false beliefs, reduced social engagement, and sometimes hear voices that others do not.

Prevention:

It is thought that genetic factors and/or prenatal malnutrition could lead to schizophrenia.

Links to Authorities:

Community Mental Health and Addictions Services

Schizophrenia Treatment in Delaware

Vaccinations: