The loss of ability to think, feel and behave clearly is what we term as schizophrenia. It is characterised by thoughts or experiences that seem out of touch with reality, decreased participation in daily activities, hallucinations, all leads to schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia tends to run in families, but no single gene is thought to be responsible.
It's more likely that different combinations of genes make people more vulnerable to the condition.
In identical twins, if a twin develops schizophrenia, the other twin has a 1 in 2 chance of developing it, too.
Studies of people with schizophrenia have shown there are subtle differences in the structure of their brains.
These changes are not seen in everyone with schizophrenia and can occur in people who do not have a mental illness. But they suggest schizophrenia may partly be a disorder of the brain.
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Neurotransmitters are chemicals that carry messages between brain cells
There's a connection between neurotransmitters and schizophrenia because drugs that alter the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain are known to relieve some of the symptoms of schizophrenia.
Research has shown people who develop schizophrenia are more likely to have experienced complications before and during their birth, such as:
It may be that these things have a subtle effect on brain development.
One needs to undergo various psychiatric exams to help the doctor analyse your situation and understand your problem at large.
Your doctor will need your medical as well as your medical history. Doctor may require to conduct the following
Schizophrenia affects different people in different ways, but there are some common symptoms, these include:
Before experiencing these symptoms, a person may appear:
To get an official diagnosis of schizophrenia a person may have any of the above of the above mentioned symptoms of schizophrenia. One can visit the dr. if the symptoms persist for more than 15 days. Such symptoms include
The doctors may want to conduct a urine or blood test to make sure that alcohol or drug abuse is not causing the symptoms. They may also conduct certain tests to measure how much the person understands. Such tests may include Magnetic Resonance Imaging [MRI] or computed Tomography[CT scan]
Getting the Diagnosis as early as possible will improve the chances of managing the illness soon. Dr. Shri Niwash will include medications and psychotherapy also so that with less medication the condition can be improved soon.
Determining the diagnosis of schizophrenia may include
Treatment may vary from short term to long term and often involves a combination of medications, psychotherapy and coordinated special care services. The treatment will be centred on managing the person’s symptoms. To manage the person’s symptoms Dr. Shri Niwash may also include focusing on social skills training to improve communication and social interactions. He may also include Coordinated speciality care in which family is also included to change the direction and prognosis of the disease by catching it at an early stage. He will deliver early and intensive treatment so that it has the best long term results on the patients and they get treated form the best psychiatrist in Jaipur