Schizophrenia Fun Facts

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10 Quick Facts about Childhood Schizophrenia

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 schizophrenia but diagnosis at an early age is difficult. Natural development can include fantasy and even hearing voices, so clinicians tend to be cautious in...

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