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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Dopemine: They adjust the amount of dopamine, a neurotransmitter chemical, available to nerve cells.

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chinelo Ikpeama
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Is it controlled?: Is your friend being treated for schizophrenia, and is the schizophrenia controlled? Is he or she a danger to himself and/or others? If your friend an ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Friend Schizo: Can you help your friend get to a psychiatrist, help make sure your friend's family is involved? You shouldn't have to be the one to decide if he sho ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Delusions: Delusions can be part of schizophrenia as well as a number of other disorders. They're signs of altered perception due to mental illness or intoxica ... Read More
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Psychosis: Delusions are defined as fixed false ideas and sometimes are accompanied by paranoia and suspiciousness. It is generally not recommended to confront t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
30 years experience Psychiatry
Very well: For some, less for others. Like most psychiatric medications, hard to predict until you try it.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: With appropriate medications, many paople with schizophrenia are able to work.
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Alternative tx?: I don't know what you mean by "alternative treatments for schizophrenia". It you can tell me what they are - i will try to comment on each. Schizophre ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
36 years experience Psychiatry
Clozapine: Clozapine is one of the the best antipsychotics in the market, even when it causes serious and bothersome side effects. If nothing else works, stay on ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Certainly possible: Tardive dyskinesia is a condition consisting of involuntary movements, more commonly of the tongue and lips. It can also involve the face, trunk and e ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Beth Howlett
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not schizophrenia: Paranoid schizophrenia is a diagnosis determined from a cluster of symptoms. The individual thought processes are fairly fixed on irrational ideas.
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