Schizophrenia myths debunked
Schizophrenia is a disorder classified into several categories, including undifferentiated Schizophrenia, catatonic Schizophrenia, paranoid Schizophrenia, disorganized Schizophrenia, and residual Schizophrenia.
There are a lot of myths revolving around Schizophrenia which need to be debunked. These myths cause a lot of misunderstandings among individuals and lead them to more panic and stress. So let us start our path towards rationality rather than myths!
So the very first myth about Schizophrenia is that people with multiple personalities has Schizophrenia. However, this is a very confusing and erroneous statement. Individuals with fragmented personalities have dissociative identity disorder. Individuals with Schizophrenia do not have the condition of a split personality. Schizophrenia is simply a loss of connection from reality, whereas dissociative personality disorder is the loss of integration of the whole personality.
The second myth is ingrained among a lot of us since this disorder is considered to be very disastrous. It states that people with Schizophrenia cannot function in society. It might be true in very severe cases such as a person who has catatonic Schizophrenia. However, those individuals whose symptoms are less severe such as paranoid schizo