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A 41-year-old member asked:

What could i do to determine if i have schizophrenia?

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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Aware of illness: Many individuals with schizophrenia are unaware of the symptoms and consequences of their illness. Unawareness of schizophrenia is linked to poorer adherence to treatment and is a risk factor for a range of poorer outcomes. If you suspect of having ask your physician about taking the mini 6.0 online in your home. It is a computerized test that is used as standard for clnical trials and diagnosis.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 37 years experience
You may not: There are many illnesses that can cause symptoms of schizophrenia. First see your family doctor as medical/neurological disorders can cause symptoms. If medically cleared, you doc can refer you to a psychiatrist in your area for an evaluation.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

How can I determine what type of schizophrenia I have?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
To determine it,: It is important that you speak to a professional. If you are seeing and hearing things and fearing that you are being followed it could be a sign of schizophrenia. They can help start the process of evaluating what is wrong.
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A 23-year-old male asked about a 37-year-old female:

What is the schizophrenia ?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Schitophrenia: Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it hard to: Tell the difference between what is real and not real; Think clearly; Have normal emotional responses; Act normally in social situations.

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