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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Delirium: No. Delirium is a disorder of cognition. Schizophrenia is a disorder of thought processes.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Different problems: Delirium is primarily a disorder of consciousness that affects ability to focus, sustain, or shift attention. In schizophrenia, there is no disturban ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
20 years experience psychiatry
Different: At a glance the symptoms of delirium and schizophrenia can appear to be very similar. Delirium is caused by an underlying medical condition. Once the ... Read More
Dr. Ruth Seaman
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Nope: And Nope. Anybody who tells you different needs to come up to speed. Then again, perhaps I am mistaken. Both conditions are brain based; both occur ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayman Jabr
30 years experience Family Medicine
Self dissociation : At leas 6 weeks of total lack of interest on daily activity ; audio and visual hallucination ; pressured speech ; flight of ideas and repeating word ... Read More
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Dr. David Hunter
30 years experience Psychiatry
Difficult: Diagnosing schizophrenia early on, is difficult but critical. Look for new problems in school or on a job. Pay attention to social isolation and new ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
What's Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia is a brain disease affecting one percent of the population. It usually begins in one's late teens or early 20s and is characterized by a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
26 years experience Psychiatry
Late 1800's: The term schizophrenia was actually used starting in the early 1900's but the illness was recognized as different from bipolar disorder as far back as ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
32 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: Schizophrenia is a chronic disorder for which there is no cure. However, the newer medications have significantly improved the functioning of those wi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Also answered: This question has also been answered very well already by several docs. Type in "schizophrenia" in your "ask a doctor box", scroll down to "see more ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
20 years experience psychiatry
Early signs : The onset of schizophrenia is usually in late adolescence to early adulthood. Sometimes the onset can be rapid or gradual. Early signs can be social ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Get a check up: As the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) founded by the late Dr Szasz, points out, there are actually no biological markers for the diagnosis ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
20 years experience psychiatry
Early signs: Onset of schizophrenia is usually in late adolescence to early adulthood. Sometimes the onset can be rapid or gradual. Early signs can be social isol ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Possibly: But not always. A person who has psychosis, which means they have delusions and/or hallucinations, may or may not realize that what they are experienc ... Read More
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