Schizophrenia Basics


Schizophrenia: Risk For Other Disorders

Some children diagnosed with schizophrenia in fact have other disorders that manifest in psychosis, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression. And some develop other disorders as well, including OCD, panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. Substance abuse is also a big problem for adolescents and young adults with schizophrenia, as it may drastically worsen their symptoms.