Only about 1-3 percent of people with psychiatric illness
Are characterized by disturbances of language and communication; thought disturbances that may involve distortion of reality, misperceptions and sometimes delusions and hallucinations.
While these symptoms describe Schizophrenia they can be seen in other disorders such as:
- Mood Disorders: Major Depression And Bipolar Disorder
- Medical Illnesses: Hyperthyroidism, Parkinson’s, Delirium, Dementia
- Alcohol And Drug Addictions
There are medicines that are very helpful in treating these conditions.