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Shock Therapy For Schizophrenia
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
From long years ago i were have schizophrenia but now I am healthy and i take risperdal for long time .Is the therapy if i take it i can stop?
See answer: If you have been functioning well for a considerable time, discuss slightly decreasing Risperidal (risperidone) dose with treating doctor. See how you feel. If symptoms return, you may need to go back up on dose. Work closely with your doc and other mental health professional you may be seeing. Stay connected to your family and friends and keep busy at work or other activities. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unknown: As far as i know, there are no well-controlled research studies that have tried to answer this question. I'm not aware of any evidence showing that it either works or doesn't work. ...Read more
What're some good group therapy activities for low-functioning adults (schizophrenia, stroke, bipolar)?
Group therapy: Your local mental health center (csb) is best resource. ...Read more
Is treating schizophrenia with cognitive behavioral therapy more or less beneficial than treating schizophrenia with the atypical antipsychotic risperidone?
Doubful: Antispychotic medications are primary proven ttreatments for schizophrenia - though cognitive-behavioral and interpersonall therapies can help build skills, coping, provide support and reduce negative impact and reduce frequency of psychotic episodes of decompensation. Few believe it is a substitue - since the moder marvel of medication allows many people to function relatively normally in society. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can occupational therapy or talk therapy help a person with Alzheimer/Schizophrenia, Diabetic Neuropathy, Pacemaker and Hypertension simultaneous.
It depends: Antipsychotic medications are a common and effective treatment for schizophrenia. Supportive therapies that aim to improve social functioning and promote autonomy are also an important component of treatment. The best treatment largely depends on individual differences such as the severity of the illness and the subtype of schizophrenia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many different: medication options exist depending on the individual characteristics of each patient. All therapies involve the use of antipsychotic medications but individual variations will help determine which are used and this is best addressed by your Psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more
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