Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Schizophrenia is a severe and debilitating mental disorder, affecting 7 out of 1000 adults worldwide. Individuals affected by the disease experience psychotic symptoms, being unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. Although schizophrenia is a treatable disease, more than half of schizophrenics do not receive appropriate medical help. Learn more about the disease, its causes, symptoms and treatments in this book.