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Paranoid schizophrenia treatment plan

Deals with the treatment of schizophrenia.

The treatment of schizophrenia occurs on two levels. Medication based antipsychotics that act to block the receptors and dopamine and serotonin, as well as psychosocial support.

The drugs can reduce the positive symptoms of schizophrenia (delusions, hallucination's multiple effects confused ...). This medication will be needed for several years and sometimes for life. Reducing positive symptoms, the doctor, often a psychiatrist might consider a kind of family psychotherapy if the person lives in his family.

Monitoring type psychotherapeutic long-term is important for the schizophrenic, allowing it to accept the illness, stress management and social life.

An important aspect of treatment is social rehabilitation, which with the support of CATTP (activities in a day hospital), for some life in an apartment or associative therapy, allow the patient to be smoothly reintegrated into a life as normal possible.

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The social-skill training is sometimes offered to schizophrenics, allowing him to live his relationship to others the least difficulty possible.

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