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Learn about a wide range of mental illnesses and how to deal with them.
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- Family member
Watch for outbursts and social isolation
Enlist the help of a doctor, or research the signs of schizophrenia. Watch for angry outbursts, catatonic behavior, and social isolation that may occur suddenly or develop gradually.
Look for signs of anxiety and loss of appetite
Look for signs of anxiety, changes in personality, and a loss of appetite.
Look for lack of facial expression and monotone
Look for a lack of facial expression or a monotone way of speaking.
Watch for signs of hallucinations
Watch for signs of hallucinations, which may include hearing voices or sensing things that are not there.
Watch for memory loss
Look for memory loss. A person afflicted with schizophrenia may have a difficult time speaking or organizing their thoughts.
Look for signs of clumsiness and involuntary movements
Look for signs of clumsiness, involuntary movements, or repeated movements.
Alert a doctor or family member of someone exhibiting these symptoms.