Schizophrenia is a mysterious mental illness. While scientists and doctors with more questions than answers regarding the mechanisms of development of schizophrenia. A clear plan of treatment of a pathology, which would be delivered from it in all cases, does not exist. Recently, science has been trying to revise the approach to schizophrenia. The division into 8 different diseases is the next step.
Known about the genetic transmission of schizophrenia. In 80% of cases patients have relatives with mental disorders. A number of studies indicates the presence of several genes responsible for the development of one of the forms of schizophrenia.
Today is officially recognized as 5 forms of disease, paranoid schizophrenia, hebephrenic form, catatonic form, residual shape and simple schizophrenia. In the world registered more than 24 million people with schizophrenia.
Experts from the University of Granada in the framework of long-term studies of patients with schizophrenia found 8 subtypes of the disease, each of which has its characteristic manifestations and symptoms.