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What is disorganized schizophrenia?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Disorganized schizophrenia is one of the more severe types of schizophrenia, a mental disorder in which individuals have trouble understanding what is real. People with disorganized schizophrenia are often unable to interact normally with society, as the disorder is characterized by odd behavior, speech, and expression of emotions. Generally, people who have this disorder think in a sporadic way that does not make sense to individuals without the disorder. Some disorganized schizophrenia symptoms can be contained with medication, but not everyone responds to the medical treatment.

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