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Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects the domains of the brain controlling behaviour, thinking and perception. It requires lifelong treatment and management. Unfortunately, schizophrenia gets a really bad rap in the press and on social media and the mere mention of the word conjures up images

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The American Psychiatric Association (APA) defines Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD) as a personality disorder characterized by a pattern of excessive attention seeking emotions, including an excessive need for approval and inappropriate seductive behaviour. Many teenagers experience emotional outbursts, overreact to things, seek attention, dress inappropriately, and engage in risky behaviours;

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