Perhaps one of the most debilitating mental disorders, schizophrenia is a chronically severe disorder that impacts the way a person thinks, feels and behaves. While it may not be as common as other mental disorders, about 1% of the population, schizophrenia can be very disabling and those who suffer from it often seem like that have lost touch with reality.
What is schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that involves the breakdown between thought, emotion and behavior. Patients will have a faulty perception of reality, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal and avoidance of reality, operate in a perception of fantasy and delusion and suffer from mental fragmentation.
Understanding the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia is especially important because early identification can lead to more success with treatment. It is crucial for loved ones to understand that schizophrenia is a biological disorder and that the beliefs and symptoms seem very real to the person suffering. Getting treatment and encouraging loved ones to stay in treatment are key components to a successful treatment plan. At Strategic Mental Health, we understand the difficulties of living with schizophrenia and we offer a comprehensive treatment program as a schizophrenia clinic.
Please contact us today if you or your loved one is suffering from the symptoms discussed above, (602)377-7326 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org