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What would outsiders see at the early onset of schizophrenia symptoms?

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Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology
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In brief: Decline in function

They may see social withdrawal or isolation, lack of self-care (poor hygiene), constricted range of emotional expression, decreased motivation, and an overall decline in their normal level of function.

In brief: Decline in function

They may see social withdrawal or isolation, lack of self-care (poor hygiene), constricted range of emotional expression, decreased motivation, and an overall decline in their normal level of function.
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry

In brief: Varies

Perhaps difficulty relating socially, peculiar thinking, daydreaming--varies some kids get into drugs &/or alcohol seemingly to convince themselves and others that their odd thoughts & behaviors are by choice.

In brief: Varies

Perhaps difficulty relating socially, peculiar thinking, daydreaming--varies some kids get into drugs &/or alcohol seemingly to convince themselves and others that their odd thoughts & behaviors are by choice.
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