10 Facts About Schizophrenia

#5. Caused by bad parenting

Caused by bad parenting

Usually the blame of this diseases is shifted to parents, mothers in particular. But it is to be noted that it is a mental illness and can be caused due to a number of factors such as trauma, drug abuse or genetics. Not being good parents to your kids doesn’t necessarily cause this condition.

#6. Occurrence Rate

Schizophrenia has a similar occurrence rate between males and females though at different time periods. It usually strikes males in their early 20s or late teens which can impact their development while in women it strikes in late 20s disrupting their adult lives.

#7. It can be passed on?

It can be passed on

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Genetics do play a role in causing this condition but it is always not necessary that just because one of your parents had it, you will get it too. A person’s chances of getting this condition are about 10% if one of his/her parents suffered from it. The chances are higher if more than one family member suffered from it.

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