Schizophrenia is the most frightening of all the mental diseases.
There are effective treatments available for this dreaded condition but due to lack of proper facilities and information, people don’t get a chance to use them.
The dictionary defines Schizophrenia as ‘ a serious mental condition of a type involving a breakdown of the relation between thought, emotion and behaviour, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.
Lack of insight.
Hallucination of touch, smell, taste, vision and auditory.
The patient feels he is persecuted and people are trying to conspire against him/her.
They feel they are under control of external forces.
Failure to speak in logical way. Doesn’t like society, self neglect, loss of motivation, emotional blunting.
Paranoid: where in delusions are prominent.
Hebephrenic: lack goals in life.
Catatonic: behaviour which includes rigidity,stupor, excitement, posturing.
Simple:loss of personal drive. Negative thinking. Decline in social, academic and performance at work.
Incidence: early or late adulthood.
Males more than females.
More common in big cities.
More common in migrants.
Prognosis: the common feeling that we have that it is incurable is not true. There are 80% changes that the patient recovers with proper medication.
Clinicians should be able to identify in young adults who have unusual symptoms and behavioral problems.
Treatment when delayed with have negative impact on prognosis.
We at the Art Of Homeopathy we have very experienced homeopathic physicians in Hyderabad who have prior experience of treating the cases of this kind. The anti-psychotic drugs can be effectively tapered when given along with our homeopathic medicine.