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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Taliba Foster
16 years experience Child Psychiatry
Disorganized schizop: Disorganized schizophrenia or hebephrenic schizophrenia is one of several types of schizophrenia. The hallmarks of disorganized schizophrenia are psy ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Disorganized: Schizophrenia is one subtype of schizophrenia. The other subtypes are paranoid, catatonic, undifferentiated and residual types. The disorganized typ ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Types: Schizophrenia is divided into types based on the symptoms that are most prominent such as paranoid, disorganized, undifferentiated catatonic and resid ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Medications: Schizophrenia of essentially any type requires medications, although much more also may be needed. Especially with disorganized schizophrenia, the in ... Read More
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
The same methods: Used to treat any other subtype of schizophrenia. Medications are key in decreasing or eliminating both positive and negative symptoms. Individual a ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Writer
15 years experience Psychiatry
Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia is a primary psychotic condition characterized by at least one month of 2 or more of the following: delusions, hallucinations, disorgani ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Downs
33 years experience Psychiatry
No: While there may be some delusions in disorganized schizophrenia, the prominent feature in disorganized schizophrenia is disorganized thought or behavi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Dopemine: They adjust the amount of dopamine, a neurotransmitter chemical, available to nerve cells.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Different ones: Antipsychotic medications are used to treat the hallucinations and delusions associated with schizophrenia. There are 20 different ones. Treatment for ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
No such thing: Each person can respond to different medication differently. Best drug for one person will not be the best drug for every person.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
Helps not perfect: just like every medication, we need more scientific research and drug development to make even better medications. They have side effects but can dra ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
On hold: The test verapsych looks for biomarkers of the illness and would not be affected by taking antipsychotic medication however use of the test has bee ... Read More

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