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Is poor hygiene a sign of schizophrenia?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Possibly: Not all people who suffer schizophrenia have poor hygiene. Schizophrenics that have poor hygiene have lost the contact with reality that most people have in that they on longer care how others perceive them nor do they care about their own health.
Answered on Jun 26, 2015

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