Although schizophrenia is a chronic disease, the outbreaks caused by positive and negative symptoms will be spread. An emergency in the case of a schizophrenic individual is when there is threat to self or others due to symptoms like hallucinations and delusions. This could be the affected individual getting violent intending self harm or harm to others or property. Immediate psychiatric attention is required in these situations.
The treatment of schizophrenia is a lifelong process and often the treatment plan is curated by combining medications, psychotherapy and controlled environment. Cadabam’s provide rehabilitation services for psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia to restore the functionality though structured daily activities, programs are designed depending on the needs and severity of the individual after clinical assessment.
Therapies like CBT and support group therapy facilitate the process of restoration of functionality. These are safe options as there is no side effect. The treatment plan is curated in combination with medications. The mixed approach derives maximum effect in management of the symptoms of schizophrenia. Also, the treatment plan is created and modified regularly keeping in mind the current state and needs of the client, thu making it safe and secure.
Psychiatric treatments in schizophrenia can help to cope with the positive symptoms of schizophrenia like hallucinations and delusions. The treatment also helps in building the negative symptoms back by reduction in apathy and passiveness.
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