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Does disorganized schizophrenia affect children differently than adults?

Disorganized schizophrenia affects children and adults in the same way. In both childhood and adult cases of disorganized schizophrenia, individuals display myriad different symptoms. However, there is some evidence that experiencing disorganized schizophrenia while a person is still a child can lead to a better prognosis and fewer complications through adulthood.

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