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The Abnormal Interpretation of Reality

Updated: Jun 28, 2021

Author: Belinda Lin

Editors: Kira Tian and Liane Xu

Artist: Kimberly Arinton

Over 24 million people worldwide, including one in 100 adults in the U.S., have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, making it a relatively common disorder and important disease for us to understand. So, what exactly is schizophrenia? The literal translation of this term is “split mind;” this disorder is characterized by disorganized and delusional thoughts, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions.

Disorganized and delusional thoughts illustrate fragments of obscure and bizarre perspectives. That is when you combine