schizophrenia

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A long-term mental health condition which can cause hallucinations, behavioural problems, irregular thoughts and delusions.

Despite the cause of schizophrenia being unknown experts believe the illness is caused by environmental and genetic factors.

Around 1 in 100 people will experience forms of schizophrenia in their lifetime, the condition is usually diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 35.

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