Schizophrenia, which is estimated to affect approximately 1% of the global population, is a profound, severe, and persistent brain disorder that causes significant alterations in thoughts, feelings, perceptions, and behavior. Symptoms of schizophrenia interfere with a patient's daily life; as a result, patients with this disorder experience lower rates of employment and independent living compared with the general population. Although the etiology of schizophrenia is not fully known, there is evidence of genetic and perinatal factor contributions.
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Cite this: Stephen Soreff, Heidi Moawad. Fast Five Quiz: Schizophrenia Presentation and Diagnosis - Medscape - May 31, 2023.