Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disease.Roughly 1 percent of the population develops schizophrenia during their lifetime .
Can Children Have Schizophrenia?
Children over the age of five can develop schizophrenia, but it is very rare before adolescence. Although some people who later develop schizophrenia may have seemed different from other children at an early age, the psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia hallucinations and delusions are extremely uncommon before adolescence.
Schizophrenia Is Not
There is a common notion that schizophrenia is the same as "split personality a Dr. Jekyll-Mr. Hyde switch in character.
This is not correct.