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Can you have paranoid schizophrenia as a child?

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In brief: Yes

Childhood onset schizophrenia is rare but occurs and can present as the paranoid type.

In brief: Yes

Childhood onset schizophrenia is rare but occurs and can present as the paranoid type.
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
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In brief: Very Rare

Schizophrenia does occur in childhood, but it is very rare.
Please consult with a child psychiatrist.

In brief: Very Rare

Schizophrenia does occur in childhood, but it is very rare.
Please consult with a child psychiatrist.
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
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