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Schizophrenia Treatment

What is schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a blanket term used for a group of severe and chronic mental disorder that affects how an individual thinks, feels, and behaves. In this condition, patients interpret reality in excessively abnormal ways. People with schizophrenia experience delusions, distorted thoughts, and hallucinations that it seem like they have lost touch with reality. It typically begins in early childhood, causing fear and paranoia. Full recovery from schizophrenia is a lifelong treatment that is only possible with the help pf a professional schizophrenia mental health expert. While schizophrenia is not as common as other disorders, the symptoms can be very restricting.

Symptoms

In schizophrenia, symptoms are classified as “positive” or “negative.” Generally, positive symptoms imitate an excess or distortion in normal functioning, while negative symptoms reflect on the removal or absence of normal function.

The Positive symptoms of schizophrenia include:

  • delusions,
  • hallucinations,
  • thought disorder,
  • and disorganized behavior.

The negative schizophrenia symptoms include:

  • lack of interest in daily activities,/li>
  • social withdrawal,
  • loss of motivation,
  • and negligence of personal hygiene.
  • problems making sense of things,
  • difficulty staying focused or paying attention,
  • and memory problems.

Treatment

Schizophrenia is a lifelong, chronic mental disorder that requires continuous treatment. Psychiatrist for schizophrenia treatment confirms that even if the symptoms have subsided, the underlying condition is always present, which means patients must stick to their prescribed combination of medications and psychosocial schizophrenia therapy to manage their lives. Dr. Kishore Sunkara suggests, as with some disorders and conditions, medication is necessary for patients with schizophrenia. Generally, medications are used to deal with psychosis, after which schizophrenia therapy and counseling become highly beneficial to patients.

Why choose Focusdfw for schizophrenia treatment?

At Focusdfw, Dr. Kishore Sunkara specializes in helping patients deal with schizophrenia disorder. We understand that it takes someone with compassion, empathy, and experience to help a schizophrenic patient get better. Our psychiatrist is ready and willing to help you or your loved ones get control over this chronic and challenging mental illness. Please contact us on our website, by phone, or at our clinic and schedule an appointment to get on the road to recovery.