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What Increases Your Risk
Schizophrenia is a complex illness. Experts don't know what causes it or why some people get it and others don't. But some things increase your chances of getting it. These are called risk factors.
You may be at risk for schizophrenia if:
When to Call a Doctor
Call a doctor if you (or a loved one with schizophrenia):
If you are worried that you or a loved one may have schizophrenia but need help deciding whether to see your doctor, read about some of the reasons people don't get help and how to overcome them.
Who can treat schizophrenia?
Health professionals who can help diagnose schizophrenia or who may work together with other health professionals to treat schizophrenia include:
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