Schizophrenia is a severe long-term mental health condition. It causes a range of different psychological symptoms.
Doctors often describe schizophrenia as a type of psychosis. This means the person may not always be able to distinguish their own thoughts and ideas from reality.
This short video explores what it is to have schizophrenia, what causes it and how to help yourself and others with this information.
The film was produced by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in conjunction with Damn Fine Media.