Schizophrenia, a psychiatric disorder, affects approximately two and a half million American people today. This life altering disease interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, handle emotions, make decisions, and relate to others (Psychlaws). Roughly about one percent of the population develops schizophrenia during their lifetime. This brain disease sheds difficulties on a person as it can trigger hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and significant lack of motivation (Peace Health). The disease affects mainly both males and females, although the disorder often appears in males first, usually in the late teens or early twenties, than in women, generally affected in the twenties to early thirties. Schizophrenia can not be prevented nor can it be ignored. It affects one’s work, family, and more importantly one’s life (mhscc).
No clear answer has been given to the question of what causes schizophrenia, but as technology improves so does the resear...