Schizophrenia involves a range of problems with thinking (cognition), behavior and emotions. Signs and symptoms may vary, but usually involve delusions, hallucinations or disorganized speech, and reflect an impaired ability to function.
How should a schizophrenic patient behave?
Here are some tips:Educate yourself. Listen. Use empathy, not arguments. Dont take it personally. Take care of yourself, too. Maintain your social network. Encourage your loved one to keep up with their treatment and recovery plan. Take action if you think you or your loved one is in danger.
What are some examples of schizophrenic behavior?
They can include:Hallucinations. People with schizophrenia might hear, see, smell, or feel things no one else does. Delusions. These are beliefs that seem strange to most people and are easy to prove wrong. Confused thoughts and disorganized speech. Trouble concentrating. Movement disorders.13 Dec 2020
Does schizophrenia go away?
While no cure exists for schizophrenia, it is treatable and manageable with medication and behavioral therapy, especially if diagnosed early and treated continuously.