University of Maryland Medical Center: Schizophrenia

Dr. Anthony Lehman, chief of psychiatry, University of Maryland Medical Center, discusses schizophrenia symptoms, treatment, and more.

About the Video:

Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder that affects more than 2 million Americans. In part one of this two-part interview, you will learn the latest about symptoms and treatments for schizophrenia, as well as what happens within the brain when people have this disease. Specific topics discussed in this portion of the program include:

Schizophrenia symptoms

Diagnosing schizophrenia

Types of schizophrenia

Societal issues

Family issues

About the Expert:

Dr. Anthony Lehman, chief of psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Lehman is also professor and chairman of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.