Schizophrenia 1 of 2


Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder that affects more than 2 million Americans. In this interview by Ellen Beth Levitt, you will learn the latest about symptoms and treatments for schizophrenia, as well as what happens within the brain when people have this disease. Some common misconceptions about schizophrenia are also discussed.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Schizophrenia symptoms
  • Diagnosing schizophrenia
  • Types of schizophrenia
  • Societal issues
  • Family issues


Dr. Anthony Lehman, chief of psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Lehman is also professor and chairman of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: March 6, 2014

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