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hello doc, my mother who is 38 years old has been diagnosed with schizophrenia since 12 years and has been on medication too . and she has been consulting doctors half her life and i don't see any positive result . she is very violent and delusional, she

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Dr. Terrence Bethea
Child Psychiatry 18 years experience
Clozapine: People that develop schizophrenia at an early age are often more difficult to treat. Clozapine remains the single most effective antipsychotic. In addition to clozapine, she needs to be engaged in weekly talk therapy with a clinician experienced in working with people with psychosis.

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