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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental health condition where you may see, hear or believe things that are not real.

Symptoms of schizophrenia include hearing voices or seeing things that are not real, unusual beliefs and confused thinking.

Schizophrenia is usually treated with a combination of talking therapies and medicine.

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Symptoms of schizophrenia include hearing voices or seeing things that are not real, unusual beliefs and confused thinking.

Symptoms of schizophrenia

Symptoms of schizophrenia include: 

Schizophrenia does not cause someone to be violent and people with schizophrenia do not have a split personality.

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Schizophrenia is usually treated with a combination of talking therapies and medicine.

Medical treatments

Schizophrenia is usually treated with a combination of medicine and therapy tailored to each individual.

In most cases, this will be antipsychotic medicines and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).

People with schizophrenia usually receive help from a community mental health team, which offers day-to-day support and treatment.

Many people recover from schizophrenia, although they may have periods when symptoms return (relapses).

Support and treatment can help reduce the impact the condition has on daily life.

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