Frequently Asked Questions
You must consult a psychiatrist.
2. Can schizophrenia be prevented?
There is no known way to prevent schizophrenia.
3. Can the medicines be stopped once the symptoms recede?
No. Continue taking the medications as long as the doctor advises. Discontinuation can produce a relapse.
4. Can a schizophrenic go back to daily routine work once treated?
Yes, given the adequate encouragement and occupational therapy the patient can employ himself in a suitable occupation.
5. Can children have schizophrenia?
Children over the age of five can develop schizophrenia, but it is very rare before adolescence.