ABC 20/20 briefly explain on this documentary the symptoms of schizophrenia and what is the causes and treatment of this type of paranoid mental disorder. New computer simulation that allows you to go inside the brain of a schizophrenic. Hear the things they hear. See the things they see. With the help of the method used in virtual world, Janssen Pharmaceuticals has created a simulator that gives the visual as well as the hearing hallucinations experienced by schizophrenic sufferer. Dr. Timothy Johnson examines the realm of people battling the voices inside the mind.
Schizophrenia causes a person have a hard time differentiating reality from not. This type of mental illness affects women and men equally. It always starts in the teenage years, but can start later in adult life. It has a tendency to start later in most women. Childhood-onset, which starts after age five, is rare and could be tough to differentiate the symptoms from other developing mental diseases of childhood, just like autism.
An individual clinically diagnosed with schizophrenia may suffer from delusions, hallucinations, unorganized speech and thoughts. Also, they became introvert, loss of desire and reasoning are generally common in schizophrenia. You’ll be stunned and really gain an empathy for the patients dealing with this ailment every single day.
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