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.

Comments

ajesh- Saturday, May 10, 2014

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

mvkulk Monday, September 12, 2011

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

mvkulk Monday, September 12, 2011

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

sonali77 Friday, September 9, 2011

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 ???

jameel_6358 Monday, January 10, 2011

what are the drugs available in india for treating positive symptoms in Schizophrenia?

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