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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Paranoid Schizophrenia

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Can you suggest where i can get treatment for paranoid schizophrenia?

Can you suggest where i can get treatment for paranoid schizophrenia?

This condition: Is best treated by a psychiatrist. Some facility have a medical team approach that may include a psychiatrist, a psychologist, a social worker and other types of professionals. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Passer
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Schizophrenia (Definition)

Mental disorder with positive, negative & cognitive sxs. A person with positive sxs loses touch with reality with hallucinations or delusions. Negative sxs: lack of pleasure; failing to take care of every day functions; losing motivation; inability to carry out plans & isolation. Cognitive symptoms could include problems focusing, memory problems or difficulty understanding ...Read more


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Does all schizophrenia involve paranoia? Is paranoid schizophrenia a different condition than schizophrenia?

Terminology: Paranoia is a common but not always present symptom of schizophrenia. Old terminology used to subtype schizophrenia into paranoid and others. This approach has been recently abandoned ...Read more

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Does my brother have paranoid schizophrenia if he has that weird stare when he looks at people?

Weird stare?: Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that cannot be casually diagnosed based on a person's peculiar stare. There are several symptom clusters that help with making a diagnosis. However, if there are symptoms that make you concerned other than the 'weird stare' talk to your physician or call 1-800-950-nami for referral assistance. ...Read more

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How can I get treated for paranoid schizophrenia?

How can I get treated for paranoid schizophrenia?

Schiz.: Case management with doctor to monitor medications & counselor for therapy. ...Read more

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What is the difference between paranoid schizophrenia and being paranoid?

What is the difference between paranoid schizophrenia and being paranoid?

Disorder Vs Symptom: Paranoid schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder with paranoia. In the U.S. We recognize five types of schizophrenia: paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated and residual type. The symptom of paranoia can also occur with any of the following: illicit drug use, alcoholism, brain tumor, stroke, dementia, severe anxiety, infection, and heart disease ...Read more

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Please tell me what will happen if a paranoid schizophrenia doesn't take her pills?

Please tell me what will happen if a paranoid schizophrenia doesn't take her pills?

Schizophrenia: There is a great risk of decompensation, becoming unstable, hallucinating, and needing emergency level care if not involuntary hospitalization, depending on severity of symptoms. ...Read more

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Do i know if I have paranoid schizophrenia?

Suspicion is Key: Schizophrenia is characterized by a disturbance in an individuals cognition and emotion, which impact perception, thought, and language. Two primary symptoms include hallucinations (auditory, visual) and delusions (false belief). If you suspect you have this condition, you should schedule an appointment with your doctor or local mental health center. ...Read more

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What is the typically onset age for paranoid schizophrenia?

Between 16-25 years: Between 16-25 years of age onset for men occurs earlier than women. ...Read more

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What is paranoid schizophrenia? How does someone get it?

What is paranoid schizophrenia? How does someone get it?

Genetic: It is a specific type where pts have delusions of persecutions that the world is out to get them and every one is against them.The most important thing to remember that psychosis is not schizophrenia, when brain chemical Dopamine gets too high, senses can play tricks, so can hear things, see things, smell things, it could be due from sleep lack to drugs to medical issues, but schizophrenia is genetic. ...Read more

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What tcan be done about paranoid schizophrenia?

What tcan be done about paranoid schizophrenia?

Schiz.: Case management with doctor to monitor medications & counselor for therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Daryl Tanski
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Paranoid Schizophrenia (Definition)

Paranoid schizophrenia is a disorder in which an individual experiences delusions, commonly of persecution by others, real or imagined. This disorder is often accompanied by auditory hallucinations (hearing things that aren't there) as well as other perception disturbances which may affect ...Read more


Paranoid (Definition)

Paranoid is also known as Paranoia. Someone who fears others mean to harm him/her in some way. They may believe or think others are spying on them or plotting to kill them. When the fear is totally irrational and without basis it may be delusional ...Read more