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Doctor insights on: How Long Do Disability Payments Last For Someone Who Is A Paranoid Schizophrenic

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How long do disability payments last for someone who is a paranoid schizophrenic?

How long do disability payments last for someone who is a paranoid schizophrenic?

How long: disability: How long to receive disability on the basis of a mental disorder varies from state to state. In my california, the social sec. Or "ssi" office is seriously backed up, and my patients wait anywhere from 2 months [on the "fast" side!] to 2-5 years, once you go thru appeal process. The more evidence, old records, reports u can give ssi, the better. Schizophrenia, serious illness lesser time maybe. ...Read more

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Paranoid (Definition)

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


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My friend is a paranoid schizophrenic, his physical health is failing what to do?

My friend is a paranoid schizophrenic, his physical health is failing what to do?

Get him to doctor: Your friend's situation is complicated and the best thing you can do is to get him to seek care from a physician. ...Read more

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My bf is a paranoid schizophrenic and having trouble comprehending who everyone is and refuses to eat jw why? Hes on Haldol, (haloperidol) Olanzapine and 1 other.

My bf is a paranoid schizophrenic and having trouble comprehending who everyone is and refuses to eat jw why? Hes on Haldol, (haloperidol) 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

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Are people who believe in satanic stuff just trying to be weird or paranoid schizophrenics?

Satanic belief: That depends on if they act upon their beliefs, endulge in it, or it affects their daily life. ...Read more

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Get bks on meds for paranoid schizophrenic?

Please clarify: What is a 'bks'? Please clarify question and re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more

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What can be done for a paranoid schizophrenic?

Paranoid: The best thing that can be done is to ensure that this person is receiving the right kind of help and treatment, including the right medication. Other things to do are to provide support and appropriate understanding. ...Read more

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Could i be schizophrenic or am i just paranoid about having the disease?

Not likely: Not likely. The true question is why do you believe you are sick. What are your symptoms? Schizophrenia is a serious disease and psychiatry evaluation and treatment are usually recommended. ...Read more

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What symptoms occur first in a paranoid schizophrenic patient?

Difficult to say: It is unlikely to find a common symptom that presents first in paranoid schizophrenia. Problems socially or different perceptions of the world may exist long before true paranoia, hallucination, or delusion. Since the disorder is usually diagnosed in the late teens for men and early 20's for women, odd or unusual, even bizarre thinking may be present before the full disorder is identified. ...Read more

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If you think people can read your mind somtimes or perfectly decipher you like your weaknesses does that mean you are paranoid schizophrenic?

Psychiatric consult : A diagnosis of Schizophrenia requires multiple symptoms such as changes in mood , social interactions , sleep patterns, personal hygiene, and thought patterns. Believing that others can read your mind must be frightening ; while not a diagnostic indicator of paranoid schizophrenia, a psychiatric consultation can help you identify the cause of these feelings, and identify appropriate treatment ...Read more

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Paranoia (Definition)

Paranoia is a symptom in which the individual's thought process is pervaded by ...Read more