Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a thought disorder that afflicts approximately 1.2% of Americans (Source). The onset of Schizophrenia usually occurs in late adolescence or early adulthood. While this condition is rare, it can be debilitating and requires a medical intervention. With new medications and evidence based treatment, some people with Schizophrenia can live full lives and manage the symptoms of their illness. Associates in Psychotherapy has expertise in working with adults with psychosis and firmly believe that finding the right interventions do positively impact a person’s quality of life. Common Symptoms of Schizophrenia:
  • Delusions
  • Hallucinations
  • Disorganized thoughts/speech
  • Negative symptoms
  • Abnormal motor behavior

Schizophrenia In America

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that affects roughly 1 percent of the population.  There has been increased focus on identifying high risk individuals and early intervention.  In his Huff Post article, Jonathan Cohn writes about the potential implications of...

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