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Schizophrenia

6 Facts About Schizophrenia and Anosognosia

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50 percent of people with schizophrenia have anosognosia


Anosognosia is caused by frontal lobe lesions in the brain


Lack of awareness is one of the greatest barriers to treatment


The LEAP technique is a useful treatment


Your loved one's treatment team might not be aware of anosognosia


Professionals must assess the level of anosognosia to develop the most effective treatment plan


Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni

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Christina Bruni wrote about schizophrenia for HealthCentral as a Patient Expert. She is a mental health activist and freelance journalist.