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What Is The Best Treatment For Paranoia
See doctor: Brain development in teenagers can make them prone towards paranoia as well as a host of other emotions. It is worth talking to the doctor to determine if the best course of treatment for the paranoia. In some cases a doctor may refer to a psychiatrist or psychotherapist to help address the problem. Substance use may be a cause, other organic causes should be ruled out. Severity determines tx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have become overly paranoid about germs, have to force myself at times to "override" my obsessions with my kids. Is therapy or medication best?
What are the treatment options for paranoia and anxiety? Mines mainly a night occurrence but during the day sometimes i know someone is coming for me.
Treatment options: Treatment of symptoms depends on why they're there -- which would be reviewed during a thorough psychiatric evaluation. If drugs like marijuana are part of the picture (and this can be a possible cause of paranoia & anxiety) dealing with this is part of the treatment. Medications might be needed such as antipsychotics; supportive psychotherapy and/or cognitive behavioral too if appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dependent Upon Cause: Paranoia is a symptom present in many different diagnoses. Paranoia may occur in mental illness (schizophrenia, severe depression), in dementia, in medical illness such as infection, cancer, auto-immune disorders and certainly in substance abuse. A good history and physical exam by your primary care physician is the best place to start. The diagnosis will dictate the treatment. Call your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If the person have paranoid shizofrenia and don't have any treatment get healthy again person was diagnosed with paranoid shizofrenia and did not have any tratment .Whatsoever was found to be in reamision . Is that posible .Did ever something like that ev
As : As dr. Bunt stated, the most obvious symptoms of schizophrenia may ebb and tide over time. Obviously, when a person has an episode of psychosis (loss of touch with reality), their symptoms have worsened. With appropriate treatment it is anticipated that the symptoms will improve. The schizophrenia may appear to be in remission, until they move toward another episode of psychosis. When a person is feeling better they might believe that they don't really have a mental health problem. They might decide to stop taking their psychiatric medications. If a person has been correctly diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia; it is likely that their condition will worsen over time if they do not receive treatment. With each episode of psychosis the person is likely to have a reduction in their cognitive (thinking) abilities. To be diagnosed with schizophrenia they need to have symptoms for at least six months. There are other mental health conditions which may present with symptoms that are similiar to those seen in schizophrenia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A friend is delusional/paranoid&suspicious of docs-was just released from a psych hold & is still refusing treatment. What can I do?
Refusing treatment: Tom Gutheil, MD from Harvard wrote Rotting with your Rights On. It details how in the face of mental illness they have the right to refuse tx. but not the right to get treatment. Unless dangerous to self or others u have no recourse. If they r call the police and have the committed involuntarily. i assume they r over 18yo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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