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The key features and symptoms of schizophrenia

A person with schizophrenia will experience some of the following features and symptoms:


• strange complaints, such as the sensation that an animal or unusual objects are inside his body


• depression

• a loss of interest and motivation in daily activities

• feeling scared of being harmed


• difficulty thinking clearly

• strange thoughts, such as believing that others are trying to harm him or that his mind is being controlled by external forces (such thoughts are also called ‘delusions’)


• withdrawal from usual activities

• restlessness, pacing about

• aggressive behaviour

• bizarre behaviour such as hoarding rubbish

• poor self-care and hygiene

• answering questions with irrelevant answers


• hearing voices that talk about him, particularly nasty voices (hallucinations)

• seeing things that others cannot (hallucinations)

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