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Fear of schizophrenia. Have family history. What are preventive measures to not get the disease?
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Stay calm
Likelihood. Of your having it pretty low if you have doubts or see symptoms see a psychiatrist early treatment makes a big difference.

In brief: Stay calm
Likelihood. Of your having it pretty low if you have doubts or see symptoms see a psychiatrist early treatment makes a big difference.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Low Possibility
Your risk is higher than in the general population, but you are much more likely to not develop schizophrenia compared to your chances of having it.
Be aware of possible symptoms and seek out evaluation if you have concerns.

In brief: Low Possibility
Your risk is higher than in the general population, but you are much more likely to not develop schizophrenia compared to your chances of having it.
Be aware of possible symptoms and seek out evaluation if you have concerns.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Have information
Having gene does not mean that u will have it, gene also needs expression , like a seed needs soil to become a plant, we may have million genes, if we don't provide the environment , the gene will never express.
Whether it is depression , bipolar , or schizophrenia , trauma, sleep deprivation, drugs, stress all seem to be the main factors allowing the gene express having the first episode, age is impor.

In brief: Have information
Having gene does not mean that u will have it, gene also needs expression , like a seed needs soil to become a plant, we may have million genes, if we don't provide the environment , the gene will never express.
Whether it is depression , bipolar , or schizophrenia , trauma, sleep deprivation, drugs, stress all seem to be the main factors allowing the gene express having the first episode, age is impor.
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
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