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Schizophrenia typically follows a predictable pattern,
which usually develops within the first 5 years of illness. Before that,
psychotic episodes may be difficult to predict. The
pattern of illness often stays the same throughout your lifetime, although it
Current as of:
August 31, 2012
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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