Schizophrenia FAQs

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Dr. Trupti Shirole
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for schizophrenia?

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.

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ajesh-

I have one mental problem started 2 years firstly i did not clarified but the soon they have very bad habit that like the other person sexual parts [ie like ....] and men and wowans personaly disorders type what is the problem

I feel harmones/vitamins/minerals may also play a role in SZ. what are the test can be conducted for male 28 years having SZ since 10 years mvkulk

My son is diagnosied for SZ 10 years back. He is 28y now. What consultation treatment u can offer online??????? mvkulk

sonali77

my husband have a schizophrenia recently , we are decided for family planning ? will the child be normal ? or any crisis exist . can we wait for a time , how long ???

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