Frequently Asked Questions1. Which doctor should I consult for anosognosia?
You should consult a psychiatrist.
2. What do you mean by denial with reference to psychology?
It refers to opposing the existence of a disease or reality of the condition although awareness may be present. Denial is more persistent while anosognosia typically fluctuates with variations in awareness and periods when the person appears to acknowledge their illness.
Anosodiaphoria means an indifference to the existence of a handicap, particularly paralysis.
4. What happens as a result of lack of insight?
This results in avoidance of medication by the patient.
5. Can a schizophrenic patient lead a normal life?
Yes. With proper medication and emotional support from the family, he/she can lead a normal life.
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