Schizophrenia Health Topic Guide
Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling mental illness. It affects men and women with equal frequency. People suffering from schizophrenia may have the following symptoms: delusions, hallucinations, social withdrawal, loss of hygiene, and the sense of being controlled by outside forces. Treatment typically involves antipsychotic medications, psychotherapy, rehabilitation, and family education.
Anxiety Anxiety as a medical condition is characterized by worry, fear, nervousness, shortness of breath, sleep problems and other symptoms. Diarrhea, tremors and rapid heart rate are some physical symptoms of severe anxiety, which may arise from a mental or physical condition, drug use, or some combination of these causes. Treatment can include medication and psychotherapy.
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