What is schizophrenia?

Updated: Sep 17, 2020
  • Author: Frances R Frankenburg, MD; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that affects how people think, feel, and perceive. The hallmark symptom of schizophrenia is psychosis, such as experiencing auditory hallucinations (voices) and delusions (fixed false beliefs).


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