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Schizophrenia Statistics

(Also Known As: Paranoid Schizophrenia Statistics, Schizophrenic Statistics, Delusional Statistics, Psychosis Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Schizophrenia

  • Schizophrenia affects over 2 millions of American adults and 1% of the total population of 18 years and older. 14
  • About 0.4% - 0.6% of the young adult population are affected with schizophrenia.
  • 10% of schizophrenics commit suicide.
  • Children with schizophrenic parent have a 10% risk of developing the same condition.
  • There is 70% improvement for those taking medication treatments.
  • Schizophrenia is the fourth leading cause of disability in the developed world.
  • The lifetime prevalence of schizophrenia is between 0.5% and 1.5%.

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Bipolar Disorder – Psychosis, Hallucinations, Delusions, Suicide, Hypomania, Hypermania
Borderline Personality Disorder – Mood Variations/Changes, Unstable Interpersonal Relationships, Dissociation
Schizotypal Personality Disorder – Social Isolation, Odd Behavior, Unconventional Beliefs, Paranoia, Social Anxiety