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how does childhood schizophrenia look compared to teenage or adult schizophrenia?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
It is very rare : Childhood onset schizophrenia is very rare and extremely disabling. Children with such a condition may have visual hallucinations, making it difficult to judge reality from fantasy. Behavioral disturbances are commonly a part of the condition as well. I saw a tv show about a girl who seemed like she was born with it.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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