Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Complications


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Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Complications

In modern day and age, cases of SCHIZOPHRENIA are increasing. People between the age of 60 and above, suffer from this disease.


The major reason as these people don’t have a company with whom they can share their ideas, thoughts, and beliefs. Due to it, this kind of problem arises. People who are living alone, their aloneness are the main prospect for this type of disease. Thus, it is an invited disease.


What is Schizophrenia?



"Schizophrenia is a mental disorder where people react with abnormalities."

What is Schizophrenia Definition


Schizophrenia has other main features such as:



Signs of Schizophrenia

  • Schizophrenia is a disease where people also forget their memory and also have been facing many problems.
  • People who have been suffering from Schizophrenia are having long-term problems.
  • Before the conditions get out of control, the person should start taking treatments early as soon as possible.
  • Taking treatments earlier may help to get decrease the risk of control of these diseases, and further, it helps for improving long-term health care.

Signs of Schizophrenia- Drlogy



Schizophrenia has a wide range of complications such as thought processes, ideas, nature change, and feelings. There are many other complications adding in too it, are included as:


SYMPTOMS of Schizophrenia- Drlogy


  • The people suffering from Schizophrenia, have problems such as they think that someone is calling them, trying to say something to them, and hearing voices is the main aspect of these diseases.
  • These kinds of hallucinations also are not existing. 
  • These problems have a major impact and the strength of energy at the time.



  • There is a certain belief that does not exist in today’s world. 
  • Some examples such as you feel like someone is hurting you or harassing you in a way, a major belief is substantial in the world.
  • A kind of minor catastrophe is at present.
  • Delusions will have occurred to the people who are suffering from Schizophrenia.



  • Usually, the people suffering from Schizophrenia, have abnormal behavior changes in them.
  • Either they react in some way or take it some way. Their behavior also changes. 
  • Their nature, kind of their speech, thinking process, and sticking to only one decision are commonly seen in the people.
  • People feel that due to hormonal changes or imbalance, these kinds of problems are arising but, the main reason is the patients are not having too much thinking process.
  • They behave sometimes like a child and sometimes they behave as if the whole family responsibility is on them.


Thought Process

  • Due to this disease, their ability to think, write, and even express is much decreased.
  • Due to this kind of disease, the person also loses strength and patience.
  • They feel like they are having any kind of disability or anything else.
  • Their span of thinking is a very shorter period of time.
  • As even these patients, also sometimes forget the people, place and etc.
  • The people feel that they are not active and no one is with them around. 
  • They feel that they are having a kind of disease.


Disorganized Thinking

  • Sometimes, disorganized thinking relates to disorganized speech.
  • The communication sometimes is not paired or it is not very related to the relevant topic.
  • Sometimes, if we are keeping some meaningless or not very useful words can make a whole bunch of paragraphs.


Not Positive Symptoms

  • These functions do not behave normally or sometimes the situation is also not in our hands.
  • When a person neglects their emotions or their body language is changed, they tend to have changed their personality, even their attitude changes. The way of their speaking, expressions also gets changed.
  • Also, people are losing interest in their daily to daily activities and etc. and also lacking their own kind of knowledge in their fields.



  • Schizophrenia is not known for its causes, medical science and even doctors say that it is a mixture of brain functioning, genetic problem, and environmental issues for this kind of disease.
  • Problems arising from this disease are due to the reason of occurring of brain functioning chemicals, which have been including neurotransmitters such as glutamine and dopamine.
  • While medical researchers have been saying that, according to these functions, Schizophrenia is called a brain disease, because it is showing the differences between the central nervous system(CNS) and brain functioning.


CAUSES of Schizophrenia- Drlogy


Risk Factors

Although, Schizophrenia is called a brain disease but even medical science is been have given a theory on this such as, if he/she has heredity means in genetic or having a family history, then, this can lead to this disease.


  • If a female has pregnancy or any child giving birth or less of malnutrition complications, then this would be among one of the factors.
  • If he/she is having any kind of bad habits such as smoking, having alcohol or drugs during their teenage or after teens, can lead to this type of disease.

Schizophrenia Risk Factors- Drlogy



  • Attempting suicide and making plans to commit suicide
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety issues(OCD)
  • Depression
  • NOT having stamina or ability to work at the office & not able to attend school.
  • Health issues
  • Social problems regarding what society will say, what will they feel, and tell our families.
  • Having financial problems.
  • Mental and physical health is not good.
  • Your behavior also gets changed, such as you get angry at small things, you feel alone and etc.
  • Being culprit and blaming yourself
  • Harming yourself
  • The use of drugs and alcohol also gets increased because of your depression.

COMPLICATIONS in Schizophrenia- Drlogy


Schizophrenia Symptoms in Adults

  • In men, this kind of problem is seen in the age when they turn around 20. 
  • In women, these kinds of symptoms are shown when they complete their 20 years.
  • It is not common for children to be diagnosed with this kind of problem.


Schizophrenia Symptoms in Teenagers

  • These kinds of symptoms are mostly seen in teenagers. 
  • They find these kinds of solutions to eradicate their depression and anxiety issues. 
  • There are early symptoms that are seen in teenagers.
  • The conditions of Schizophrenia are difficult to recognize in children as well as adults.
  • As previously said that in that teenagers have these common phases of their life as compared to adults.


Some Kind of Symptoms are :

  • NOT getting permission from family and friends.
  • He/she can’t perform well in their schools and colleges.
  • You are feeling demotivated.
  • Your mood is not well means a kind of depression.
  • Lack of sleep.

negative symptoms of schizophrenia- Drlogy


Thoughts Of Suicide and Changing Of Behavior

  • In this kind of disease, planning or thinking of committing suicide is quite a common factor.
  • If we know someone in our neighborhood then, we should try to help him/her by making them smile.
  • Spending more time with them, listening to them, and trying to change their thoughts of committing suicide.
  • Making them involved in activities, competitions and etc.
  • If the people are in some kind of trouble, then the government has launched a number 911, where you can take a person to a nearby hospital.


Take Help From a Doctor

  • When a person is facing any kind of mental health issues and problems. The very first thing to do is to consult a doctor.
  • A doctor can help you by listening to your problems, giving you some exercises and medication.
  • Even in this period of time, family and friends play a major role in this time & Interacting more with them, helps you to get the outcome of this disease.
  • You can call them, message them, do video calls with them, and by so many other interactions you can try to encourage yourself within it.
  • Even you can find a therapist, where you can indulge yourself in exercises, so it refreshes your mood and also help to see yourself brighter.


Helping Someone Suffering From Schizophrenia

  • You can help them by giving them food, clothing, games, etc. 
  • You can also give your number or the 911 emergency dialing number on which they can get help.
  • Even you can contact any kind of mental health care provider and police department nearby your area if you are finding someone suffering from Schizophrenia.
  • Even, you can take help from any NGO or any other organization, that also treats and also help to cure this kind of disease. 
  • Even you can join an NGO to help people who are being suffered from this type of disease.
  • You can also spend more time with them by making them in indulging any kind of work regarding social media marketing skills, or by making them indulge to do any kind of course.


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