There's no single test for schizophrenia and the condition is usually diagnosed after assessment by a specialist in mental health.


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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