CMHA Fact Sheets
At first glance, schizophrenia may seem like a great puzzle. Its causes are still uncertain; its symptoms, variable. Striking most often in the 16 to 30 year age group, affecting an estimated one person in a hundred, it is youth’s greatest disabler. But if it is a puzzle, it’s one that is slowly being solved. New pieces are continually falling into place. Consider what we have learned about its symptoms.