Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that only effects 1% of the population. Even though that may seem to be a small amount, seven million people effected. It is one of the most miss-understood disorders. This disorder cases a disconnection from reality. Most commonly hallucinations or paranoia. It also cases jumbled thoughts and speech. When people do have jumbled or fragmented speech, it is called word salad. Not much can cause you to have this disorder except a traumatic experience or stress. If not bad enough the only way of treating it is so deal with it or work with a Psychiatrist. This is why you should never be afraid when someone has any disorder because you can help him or her through it.