At any one time, about 7 in 1,000 adults have schizophrenia
The chance of getting schizophrenia at some point in your life is about 1 in 100
Some studies have found that men are more likely to get schizophrenia than women. According to these studies, roughly three men get schizophrenia for every two women who get it. However, other studies have found that men and women are equally likely to get schizophrenia
Schizophrenia tends to affect people for the first time as young adults. The average age for first getting symptoms is 25. However, men tend to be affected at a younger age than women.
For references related to Schizophrenia click here.
June 21, 2012
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