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Schizophrenia: The Chronic Mental Illness Affecting 1 in 100 Australians

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Schizophrenia is a severe and chronic mental illness. It is marked by disturbances in thought, perception and behaviour.

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Schizophrenia is characterised by psychosis resulting in distortion in thinking, emotions, language, sense of self and behaviour.

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This was a well written piece and articulated in lamen terms for ease of understanding.
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