Understanding Schizophrenia

Psychosis and schizophrenia are serious conditions and are more common than generally realized, affecting between one to three people out of every 100. The good news is these conditions are treatable. In fact, research all over the world has shown that the earlier help is obtained, the better the chance of recovery and return to normal life. Learn more

Patient Slideshow

"There were times when it was too dark to recognize light and I thought it would never end. I'm glad I was able to find people who were able to help me sort things out and understand my illness better."

- Patient: Dothi

Frequently asked questions

Our physicians offer answers to your questions about psychosis and schizophrenia.

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Consultation and treatment options

Learn more about the clinical services and consultation programs offered by the Schizophrenia Program.


Patient stories

Patients in the Mass General Schizophrenia program speak about their experiences with psychosis and their journey to recovery.

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Additional resources

View a list of recommended resources for patients and families related to psychosis.

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