Specialist Paranoid Schizophrenia treatment is essential for combatting the symptoms of Schizophrenia, with combination therapies often being the most effective method. Paranoid Schizophrenia can be effectively treated and cared for at home by a multidisciplinary team of experts that tailor treatment to the sufferer’s particular circumstances and individual traits. Paranoid Schizophrenia is best treated in the early stages, so if you are suffering from potential Schizophrenia, contact Brevin today to find the help you need.
By combining individualised Schizophrenia therapy with current clinical evidence, Brevin are able to offer various Paranoid Schizophrenia treatment programmes that help people who are experiencing symptoms of Schizophrenia. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a great way to help you live with past experiences, whilst counselling may help if you need someone to talk to about the symptoms and feelings you're facing.
To help weaken the delusions as well as the hallucinations, we can recommend antipsychotic medication. This is known to help people deal with Paranoid Schizophrenia symptoms and can help you think more clearly. To gain the full benefits of the medication, it is best taken regularly, even if you have felt better for a long period of time. A combination of Paranoid Schizophrenia therapies through a combined approach is usually the most effective way of reducing psychotic thoughts and behaviours.
Alternative Schizophrenia treatment and therapies include meditation, relaxation, sleep therapy and physical therapies. Through these, we aim to give you the coping skills to help deal with your schizophrenia as well as the knowledge to overcome certain aspects of it.
Schizophrenia is unique to each person. People with schizophrenia may show signs such as:
If you are experiencing some of the following symptoms, you could be diagnosed with schizophrenia:
It’s important to note that not everyone will experience these symptoms and need Paranoid Schizophrenia treatment. The "prodromal phase" of the illness can include changes in sleeping patterns, avoiding social situations and feeling disconnected from the world around you and generally occurs to those in their late teens to their early thirties.
An acute episode of Schizophrenia is more severe. The individual may feel anger, depression and panic which can be extremely frightening and debilitating.
The exact causes of Schizophrenia are unclear, but it most likely arises from a combination of environmental and genetic factors. When neurotransmitters in the body such as dopamine and serotonin are imbalanced, symptoms of Schizophrenia can occur. If there is a history of the illness within the family, there is a higher risk (around 10 per cent) of developing Paranoid Schizophrenia also.
There is an argument as to whether stressful situations could be a catalyst for developing early symptoms of Schizophrenia, or whether the circumstances are actually caused by the symptoms themselves, e.g. anger and distrust within relationships.
Other contributing factors can stem from issues before and during birth, such as babies with malnutrition in the womb, complicated births or viral infections in the pregnant mother. Babies born to older parents are more likely to develop the illness, and if a person uses drugs that alter the mind during pregnancy, this also increases the risk.
Paranoid Schizophrenia is a condition within the spectrum of Schizophrenia that manifests itself in delusions and hallucinations, often causing the person suffering to believe they are being ‘plotted against’ by those around them. These debilitating and fear-inducing symptoms confuse what reality is and what isn’t, making it difficult for the person affected to live a normal and fulfilling life. Some people find that symptoms of Paranoid Schizophrenia develop slowly over a period of time, whereas others notice them occurring very rapidly.
Paranoid is the main Schizophrenia type, but there are others, including:
Schizophrenia treatment at home can be an effective way of reducing the current symptoms you face through a combination of expert techniques. Brevin’s Schizophrenia specialists first seek to understand the severity of your condition, before developing a personal treatment plan tailored to your exact situation.
For severe cases, full time live-in care would be the most appropriate to begin with. However, for cases not quite so severe, home treatments can be implemented into the treatment programme with the regularity dependent on the amount of care that is required.
Contact Brevin today to discuss Paranoid Schizophrenia with a friendly member of our team. We have experience dealing with all forms of Schizophrenia, ensuring you are in the safest of hands to once again live happily and healthily.
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