There are roughly 1.1 percent of adults in the United States living with schizophrenia, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Contrary to popular belief, individuals with schizophrenia can lead relatively normal lives; however, there are myths, not facts, that influence how people view this disorder. Here are a few of the more commonly believed myths about schizophrenia:
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