Schizophrenia is a long-term mental health condition that causes a range of different psychological symptoms - including hallucinations, delusions, muddled thoughts based on hallucinations or delusions, and changes in behaviour - that mean a person may not be able to distinguish their own thoughts and ideas from reality.
Note: Although disablement must be caused by a physical or mental health condition, it is the needs and difficulties that result which will determine entitlement rather than the condition itself. As a result, whilst the case law below may be of assistance, it will be important to also look at the case law relating to the activities and issues that affect you too.
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- General supervision and support is not ‘therapy’ for the purposes of activity 3
-  UKUT 11 (AAC)
Anxiety may be the sole cause of verbal communication difficulties for the purposes of activity 7 albeit rarely / Meaning of ‘complex’ verbal or written information
-  UKUT 8 (AAC)