- Q What should I know to care for someone with paranoid schizophrenia?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicinePeople with paranoid schizophrenia can be difficult to deal with. They are often suspicious of others. Their illness causes them to worry about others’ ulterior motives. They become obsessed and concerned that harm is coming their way. If you are... Full Answer
- Q What are the treatment options for paranoid schizophrenia?
Paranoid schizophrenia is usually treated with a combination of medication and therapy. Doctors generally prescribe antipsychotic medications to treat paranoid schizophrenia, though antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications may also be prescribed.... Full Answer
- Q Is paranoid schizophrenia serious?
Paranoid schizophrenia is a serious disease because it alters a person's perception of reality. Individuals with paranoid schizophrenia tend to have delusions and hallucinations - that is, they see and hear things that are not there, and they may have... Full Answer
- Q Is there a cure for paranoid schizophrenia?
Unfortunately, no cure for any kind of schizophrenia exists. Doctors are still researching the disease's causes, and finding the cure is related to finding the cause. Even though there's no cure right now, there are several treatment options that can be... Full Answer