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So, im not 100% if this is considered schizophrenia, but here goes.
At night i always have to close the curtain in my room and check to make sure it's locked and that no one can get in. Im always terrified that someone is going to climb through my window and kidnap me or open it and shoot me or do something extremely violent. Its a comstant feeling and its been going on for about a year now.
Throughout the day, i always see things moving when theyre not or ill see a shadowy figure cross the room out the corner of my eye, however i dont know if thats because of my poor vision or not.
Sometimes (usually its whenever im wearing shorts or a thin fabric) i think ants or some other small bug is climbing on my legs and on my arms, causing my to scratch it excessively. Ive woken up with marks on my hands because of this.
- Thank you for helping me figure this out !

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replied November 26th, 2016
Schizophrenia Answer A59575
Your issues described here seem to be more of a stress and anxiety related rather than serious psychiatric issues like Schizophrenia.

Being alone it is natural for women to have concerns about security in and around their homes. Taking proper preventive measures to avoid home invasion , etc would help you deal with the situation.

The skin issues like irritation or itching could more likely be due to dry skin. Apply aloe vera based skin lubricants and this should help it.

If you have any other issues consult your doctor and seek a proper medical opinion.

I hope this helps.

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