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Residual Schizophrenia In Children
Schizophrenia is a primary psychotic condition. See my prior description of schizophrenia regarding what is disorganized schizophrenia. Residual schizophrenia is a subtype of schizophrenia characterized by an absence of active criterion a symptoms (eg delusions, hallucinations, and/or disorganized speech/behavior) in the setting of ongoing ...Read more
Quiescent period: Some people with schizophrenia stop having active symptoms but aren't completely well--still have unusual thoughts, lack energy and motiviation, etc. This is called residual schizophrenia. Yes, they are susceptible to return of active symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia is a primary psychotic condition. See my prior description of schizophrenia regarding what is disorganized schizophrenia. Residual schizophrenia is a subtype of schizophrenia characterized by an absence of active criterion a symptoms (eg delusions, hallucinations, and/or disorganized speech/behavior) in the setting of ongoing (attenuated) schizophrenia-related role impairment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Same: If you still have residual symptoms following an initial response to treatment, you may need an adjustment of your medication(s), may have co occurring conditions that have not been addressed yet or may need other therapeutic interventions in addition to what you are being treated with. Talk to your psychiatrist. ...Read more
Yes: Research indicates that yes, children with schizophrenia show significantly more shyness. As dr. Kwok explained, this is for many reasons, some because the abnormal thinking causes social problems. But, studies have also clearly shown that shyness in children in general does not predict much of anything later in life. In other words, a shy kid is just a shy kid, and can grow up just fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adequate treatment: Schizophrenia is a highly treatable disorder much of the time. People with the disorder who respond well to treatment are as capable as most of us of parenting. They may need more of a support system to watch out for returning symptoms, because parenting is stressful. But parental instincts are not impaired by the disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Often times, if a person with schizophrenia is well controlled with medication in terms of his or her symptoms; then that person is really able to do just about anything, including caring for kids. There are doctors who have schizophrenia. It is only when someone with schizophrenia has an exacerbation of their illness, that could cause some compromise in such areas of responsibility as child care. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: The risk of having a child who develops schizophrenia is about 13% - given one parent with the illness. You must also consider other issues and stressors which come with a child such as financial, parenting ability and support. This added stress could also exacerbate the schizophrenia. A lot of things to consider. ...Read more
What age can bipolar disorder or schizophrenia be seen in children?What are symptoms to look for?
Rare before age 9: The younger the age, the more difficult the diagnosis is. It is rare to make a clear and convincing diagnosis before age 9. Most people have first episodes in late adolescence or in their 20's. Symptoms are similar to adults except that mood symptoms (depression and mania) may be less clear and the diagnosis may be based more on behavior. Also usually anxiety is prominent, not a specific symptom. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
At what age do children with depression and schizophrenia generally begin to think about suicide if ever?
Varies: Children and adolescents can attempt suicide at any age but the most common is in pre-adolescence and adolescence. Younger children will often exclaim they wish they were dead, but this is rarely a cause for alarm, it usually uttered in anger and frustration. Any credible suicide threat should be considered an urgent problem, and you should consult your doctor immediately.. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it ok if I marry a women and have a children from her if her mother have Schizophrenia . Note that my cousin also have this disease.
Genetic: Either from heredity or from other causes which are largely unknown. We know that one has about a 50 % chance of having schizophrenia if both parents have it and about 10% if just one parent. Also, there are cases of schizophrenia in which no known family member has the condition. About 1% of the population has schizophrenia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Beyond psychosis: I agree completely with dr. Elliott that psychotic symptoms such as hallucination and delusions can be severe. Worst thing about schizophrenia is that even when hallucinations and delusions are resolved, lack of motivation and cognitive problems will remain debilitating. Rehabilitation is needed to address these problems even when psychotic symptoms have been controlled with medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tx: Schizophrenia requires life-long treatment with use of atypical antipsychotics as the mainstay. Conventional neuroleptics are another alternative. Psychosocial treatments that go hand in hand with medications include: family therapy, social skills training, vocational rehabilitation & individual therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Schizophrenia is a: Mental illness and common symptoms included hearing voices, seeing things, delusions, smells, paranoia, etc. There are various subtypes and degrees. Some people do very well with a combination of psychotherapy and medication. It often manifests in late teens, early adult years. It is not multiple personality even though the media often portrays it as such. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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