Though schizophrenia has been around for a long time, it wasn’t until the past century that treatment became available for people living with this debilitating mental health disorder. Today, schizophrenia affects roughly 24 million people in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Researchers are working to better understand what causes the disorder and how best to treat it. Do you know who’s most likely at risk for schizophrenia or how to treat this disorder? Find out by taking this quiz.
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What is schizophrenia?
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True or false: People with schizophrenia usually show symptoms between infancy and the age of 5.
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How many people (18 years and older) in the U.S. have a diagnosis for schizophrenia?
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Which of the following is NOT a suggested treatment for schizophrenia?
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Psychosis, or moments of hallucination or delusions that make it hard to determine what's real, can include which false sense:
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Which of the following causes schizophrenia?
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Are people with schizophrenia more violent?
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How long must someone show symptoms of schizophrenia and continual psychological disturbance to be diagnosed with the disorder?
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Is it true that people with schizophrenia are more likely to commit suicide?
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