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10 Quick Facts About Childhood Schizophrenia

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Lonely child on a swing.
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Pregnant woman.
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The precise cause of childhood schizophrenia is not known


Scared little boy cowering on a couch.
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Schizophrenia in children is essentially no different than adult schizophrenia


Young crying girl.
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Warning signs are often not recognized early on


Girl unable to concentrate at school.
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Signs of schizophrenia are easily mistaken for issues of development


Girl talking to a counselor.
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Early recognition, diagnosis, and treatment lead to better outcomes


Pediatrician talking to a patient.
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Diagnosis occurs over a series of months


Doctor explaining diagnosis to a young patient.
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Childhood diagnosis is rare


Family attending therapy together.
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Treatments include medication and psychotherapy


Mother comforting her daughter.
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Caregivers need to support the treatment plan and be consistent


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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.