are different labels for various
clusters of symptoms. The
most common types and related
subtypes are paranoid schizophrenia
A person with paranoid schizophrenia
may feel persecuted, suspicious,
or they may believe that the
CID or CBI are after them.
An individual with schizoaffective
disorder experiences symptoms
of schizophrenia and a major
reaching a diagnosis of schizophrenia,
it is important to rule out
other illnesses. Other medical
illnesses can mimic schizo-phrenic
For this reason a medical
history, laboratory tests,
and a physical examination
should be taken before concluding
that a person has schizophrenia.
The diagnosis of schizophrenia
is usually made by a medical
doctor who specializes in
mental and emotional conditions.
This type of physician is
called a psychiatrist.