Schizophrenia is a complex disorder influenced by several factors and characterised by a significant degree of variability in terms of both its causes and clinical presentation. It produces alterations in thought processes, perceptions, emotions and behaviour, and follows a progressive tendency.

Schizophrenia explained in first person

Professionals explain how you live with the disease
Schizophrenia is a common illness that affects 1% of the population. Which means that, in Spain, there are around 450,000 - 500,000 individuals that suffer from the illness. Its onset usually occurs in adolescence, so it is a disease of young people.

Substantiated information by:

Miguel Bernardo Arroyo
Miquel Bioque Alcázar

Published: 20 February 2018
Updated: 20 February 2018


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