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Schizophrenia interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions, and relate to others. It is a serious mental illness (SMI) and brain disease that involves a psychotic episode. It can have profound effects and typically occurs in early adulthood.
View this fact sheet to learn more about the symptoms of and treatment for schizophrenia.