Are There Different Types of Schizophrenia?

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Schizophrenia is probably going to be found, not to be one discrete illness, so as we study more about it and the mechanisms in the brain we are going to find that there are different mechanisms for different things that we currently call Schizophrenia so in the past we had divided it up in terms of our diagnositc manual that serves as a guide book, for making a diagnosis into a few different types.

We've moved away from those divisions, but as we see patients, as we do research, we're finding that there really are differences and we're going to find that what we currently call Schizophrenia is going to be ultimately called Schizophrenia A, B, C, D.