Questions tagged [schizophrenia]

For questions involving the scientific basis (anatomical substrates, neurotransmitter imbalances, behavioral changes, and pharmacotherapies) of schizophrenia.

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How, other than pharmacotherapy, can those diagnosed with thought disorders be treated?

In general, major depressive disorder is treated with pharmacotherapy, and talk therapy, as well as other little things written below: People know what the little things you can do if you're ...
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Can individuals with schizophrenia be talked out of their delusions?

Are there any conversion tricks or strategies to talk an individual with schizophrenia out of their delusions? Suppose one has a friend who is delusional, and the friend believes there is a ...
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Are hallucinations a requirement for Schizophrenia?

The symptom most people think about when hearing "Schizophrenia" is hallucination. However, ICD-10's entry for schizophrenia seems to list auditory hallucinations as just one of many possible symptoms....