People with all types of schizophrenia, including undifferentiated schizophrenia, may either not recognize that they need medical assistance or be reluctant to get it. Depending on the symptoms someone with undifferentiated schizophrenia has, they may not be able to express thoughts in a logical manner, be unmotivated to attend medical appointments, or believe things that could interfere with getting medical help. Family and friends of people with undifferentiated schizophrenia can help by encouraging the person to get medical attention, accompanying the person to medical appointments and answering relevant questions, and calling emergency services if necessary. For example, if someone with undifferentiated schizophrenia experiences suicidal thoughts or becomes violent, family and friends should contact emergency services.
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Douglas Severance, Family Medicine, answeredYou should talk to your doctor about your symptoms of residual schizophrenia. If you shift between catatonic symptoms one day and paranoid symptoms the next, you might have residual schizophrenia. Talk to your doctor about any long-term changes you may be experiencing and about available treatment options.