Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that is chronic and affects the way a person thinks, behaves, expresses his feelings & emotions, perceives reality, or relates to others. Though schizophrenia is not a common illness it can be the most protracted and disabling disorder.
The encyclopedia of psychology states that “Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by incoherent or illogical thoughts, bizarre behavior and speech, and delusions or hallucinations, such as hearing voices.”
It is important to note that understanding the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia can help you with reaching out for help without any delay and possibly can aid in harm reduction. These symptoms are;
Schizophrenia is a life-long occurring disease that affects the patient’s life throughout all spheres and may have unyielding repercussions. Dr. JPS Bhatia with his team has helped numerous patients and families deal with this deadly disease by not only aiding them in managing their symptoms but also providing them with the ability to lead their life as normally as they can.
We offer pharmaceutical interventions as well as psychosocial interventions such as Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Enhancement Therapy (CET), Social Skills Training, Family Therapy, Vocational Rehabilitation, Assertive Community Training (ACT), and much more.
Many patients with schizophrenia often leave medication and therapies in between leading to impending doom. This is necessary to realize that a disease like schizophrenia can be managed and patients can lead their life as any other person would, with consistency in treatment and following through with the doctor’s advice.