Schizophrenia can be classified into five different types – disorganized schizophrenia, paranoid schizophrenia, undifferentiated schizophrenia, catatonic schizophrenia and residual schizophrenia (infographic)
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5-HTP is recommended for adults 18 years old and above. Children are not encouraged to use it because of the side effects that may arise. However, there are children who have used 5-HTP for their conditions. Infants with Down syndrome have been prescribed 5-HTP with an amount of 2mg per kilogram of body weight. A different dosage may be given to those suffering from sleep disorders. Children with schizophrenia have also been given 3mg/kilogram body mass for 8 days.