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A 40-year-old female asked:

My gp says i make up physical symptoms b/c im schizophrenic.no treatments offered while docs on here say i need treatment. how do i find a decent gp?!

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Interview: We barely know you here. Perhaps neither does your GP. So, meet w/ others until you feel understood by one and be both open about yourself and assertive about your concerns. If you feel that your GP was using the term schizophrenic as a slur, you might make a calm report to the clinic director if there is one. Or, if this is under national health care, to your state representative. Best wishes.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Schizophrenia is a diagnosis not a slur.
Jun 23, 2014

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