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How can I determine whether I have a schizophrenia?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Seek help

If you have concerns over having a mental illness, seek professional help.
This can include your primary care provider, a mental health therapist, psychologist or psychiatrist.

In brief: Seek help

If you have concerns over having a mental illness, seek professional help.
This can include your primary care provider, a mental health therapist, psychologist or psychiatrist.
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Dr. Alfredo Soto
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Schizophrenia?

You cannot tell if you have schizophrenia on your own.
The fact that you are concerned means you should seek professional help. Call your family doctor for an appointment to discuss this and get proper examination and assessment.

In brief: Schizophrenia?

You cannot tell if you have schizophrenia on your own.
The fact that you are concerned means you should seek professional help. Call your family doctor for an appointment to discuss this and get proper examination and assessment.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia entails six months of symptoms and must significantly impair functioning in order to make the diagnosis.
The symptoms are not due to drug use or another mental illness.Symptoms may include hallucinations, delusions, , disorganized speech and behavior, lack of motivation and emotional expression, low energy, poor grooming. If you have these ask your doc to refer you to a psychiatrist.

In brief: Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia entails six months of symptoms and must significantly impair functioning in order to make the diagnosis.
The symptoms are not due to drug use or another mental illness.Symptoms may include hallucinations, delusions, , disorganized speech and behavior, lack of motivation and emotional expression, low energy, poor grooming. If you have these ask your doc to refer you to a psychiatrist.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Schizophrenia

Firstly, do not diagnose yourself.
Get a full psychiatric evaluation and inquire about medication options to control hallucinations and other symptoms. Also get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in psychotic disorders. DO IT TODAY.

In brief: Schizophrenia

Firstly, do not diagnose yourself.
Get a full psychiatric evaluation and inquire about medication options to control hallucinations and other symptoms. Also get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in psychotic disorders. DO IT TODAY.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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