Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder that means you have recurring psychoses. In a psychosis you experience reality differently, and have delusions or hallucinations. With early treatment and support you can often recover and have a working everyday life.
A psychosis means that you experience the reality changed or different. You can get an individual psychosis, or it can be part of a psychotic illness like schizophrenia.
A psychosis means that you experience reality changed and different, and have a hard time distinguishing between fantasy and reality. For example, you can hear voices or feel persecuted, though no one else sees it that way. Early treatment reduces the risk of new psychoses.
As a relative of someone who has a mental illness, you can be a great support to the sick person. It can be difficult and difficult, and can sometimes involve a great deal of responsibility. In the long run, it is important that you take care of yourself and receive support and relief.