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How can you save someone who may have the prodromal phase of schizophrenia?

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Dr. Marilyn Vache
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: First assess!

Many disorders, from pervasive developmental disorder to depression to personality disorder may suggest early schizophrenia, so a thorough evaluation, possibly including sophisticated tests for biological markers associated with schizophrenia, should be the first stop.
If there is a prodrome, start with cognitive behavioral therapy, add fish oil, and consider antipsychotics.

In brief: First assess!

Many disorders, from pervasive developmental disorder to depression to personality disorder may suggest early schizophrenia, so a thorough evaluation, possibly including sophisticated tests for biological markers associated with schizophrenia, should be the first stop.
If there is a prodrome, start with cognitive behavioral therapy, add fish oil, and consider antipsychotics.
Dr. Marilyn Vache
Dr. Marilyn Vache
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Early treatment

Makes big difference in eventual prognosis.

In brief: Early treatment

Makes big difference in eventual prognosis.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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