Schizophrenia Vs Environment

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Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, brain disorder. People with schizophrenia may be terrified or have paranoia. With schizophrenia, the person's social health and mental health is mainly affected. Though if it gets too severe, it can start to affect the person's physical and spiritual health too. Which would make their lives more difficult and have them rely on others for help. Schizophrenia was thought to be discovered sometime by Emil Kraeplin in the 1880's. It was thought that he studied a patient from St. Elizabeth's Hospital. When Emil thought he made a new discovery he continued to research it. It was then until 1911 a Swiss Psychiatrist named Paul Eugen Bleuler named the mental illness schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is derived from the Greek words 'schizo' meaning split, and 'phren' meaning mind.…show more content…
If it occurs in families, 10% of those people will be affected. Your environment is also the second cause of schizophrenia. When you're not happy or comfortable with your environment, you might develop schizophrenia, depending on how severe your emotions can get. When you develop the illness, one change in your body is the looks on your brain. People with schizophrenia have larger ventricles on the center of their brain than normal people. People who experience depression daily are at a higher risk for schizophrenia. It has affected 1% of Americans and 2.5 million adults, and the worst part is that the disease can develop in any age. Though most people get the illness at the age of 45, some teenagers can also start developing the disease. Though, it can be hard to diagnose in teenagers because of their social life. Still, depending on the severity, schizophrenia can get easier to

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