Exact cause is not known. It appears to be multi factorial. Schizophrenia may occur due to genetic factors, psychological factors , personality factors, neuro-developmental
factors such as complications during pregnancy and birth or neurotransmitter disturbances in the brain.
Who suffers from Schizophrenia ?
The most common age for developing symptoms is between the ages of 18 and 25. Both males & females are equally affected but peak age of onsetdiffers in both sexes.
(In females 15-25 years, In males 25 – 35 years).
Research does show, however, that schizophrenia does show up in childhood, but only 2 percent of individuals with schizophrenia had their onset in childhood.
Dr. Vimal Kumar graduated in medicine (M.B.B.S.) from the Institute Of Medical Sciences,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P., INDIA. He then obtained his M.D.in Psychiatry
from the Deptt. Of Psychiatry, I.M.S., B.H.U. with honors and completed a 3-year residency
program in psychiatry at Sir Sunder.Lal Hospital, I.M.S., B.H.U.in 1983.
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