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Does Zyprexa Help Correct The Thought Disorder In Schizophrenics
Thought disorder synonymous with psychotic disorders. Psychotic disorders include, but are not limited to, schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, brief psychotic disorders, schizoaffective disorder, delusional disorder, etc. Disorders of thought can manifest as disruptions in flow (eg thought blocking, loosened associations, etc) &/or content (eg delusions). ...Read more
How am i sure if zyprexa is the right medicine for me? I am diagnosed schizophrenic but i think i just didn't study enough in middle and high school?
Follow your: Psychiatrists recommendations. If you have any questions regarding that, and it seems by your activity on this website you have many questions, please consider a second opinion. Make sure however that it is an honest second opinion where you see the new psychiatrist with all of your old records in hand at the time of the second opinion. That old history is critical to a new psychiatrist rendering a diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more
Should i be using zyprexa every night to get me to sleep? I'm diagnosis paranoid schizophrenic and lot of meds have changed my sleep patterns. Poor sleep
This depends: On what your psychiatrist has suggested and prescribed for you. Paranoid schizophrenia is a serious illness, and requires ongoing treatment including antipsychotic medications such as zyprexa. Sometimes these are taken at night, but not always. So yes you do need a medication like zyprexa -- but you and your doctor need to work together to find a regimen that provides symptom relief. ...Read more
My bf is a paranoid schizophrenic and having trouble comprehending who everyone is and refuses to eat jw why? Hes on Haldol, Olanzapine and 1 other.
Doc/ER: He might be catatonic. It sounds like someone needs to help him get to the doctor or ER, if possible. He may have delirum from another medical illness as well or a reaction to his medications. Call emergency response to get your friend to the hospital if he will not cooperate with you. ...Read more
What the difference between having a diagnosis of a thought do vs being schizophrenic or have schizoaffective do?
Imprecise term: Thought disorder is a more imprecise term but often used interchangeably with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. It's imprecise, because disturbance of thought process is not limited to these 2 diagnoses, but may be seen in major mood disorders, severe anxiety and addictions. I hope this helps. If you have any of these conditions, please continue treatment with a psychiatrist. Good luck! ...Read more
My first psychiatrist deduced i'm schizophrenic after i said i thought the marine corps was picking on me extra hard because i was lagging bc ofsprain?
Hi, was wondering if u have borderline personality if u r under major stress if u can have schizophrenic type thoughts? Thanks
Yes: You are insightful to realize this. Major stress can have major impact on all people, but the fragility of a personality like Borderline makes it even worse. The word originally related to the border between neurotic and psychotic styles of living. I hope a good specialist therapist is involved to help recover the better state of adjustment and more major stress can be avoided. Best! ...Read more
Can Schizophrenic/Bipolar sister on meds , become violent ever, even if they havent been? But had bad thoughts in past?
An atypical antipsychotic approved by fda for tx of schizophrenia & bipolar disorders. It is structurally similar to Clozapine but classified as thienobenzodiazepine. It is manufactured by eli lilly co. May cause involuntary movements, akathisia, fatigue, red eyes, dry mouth, anhedonia, dizziness, weight gain, seizures, metabolic ...Read more
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