It is important to provide children with information about schizophrenia according to their maturity level. Otherwise they may also experience confusion, insecurity, fear, and anxiety. Above all, let your children know that neither they nor their actions are to blame.
The precise cause of childhood schizophrenia is not known. As with adult schizophrenia there is an assumed relationship between genetic factors the environment. Possible causes include family history, birth trauma, exposure to viruses in the womb or parents being older. Schizophrenia in children is essentially no different to adult…