Disorganized schizophrenia is a type of schizophrenia in which behavior is disturbed and has no purpose.
Hebephrenic schizophrenia; Disorganized schizophrenia
The cause is unknown. This type of schizophrenia usually begins before age 25.
Some of these symptoms are also seen in other types of schizophrenia. The main difference is that in disorganized schizophrenia, there is a lot of strange, aimless behavior and often speech that does not make sense.
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