What therapy options exist for paranoid schizophrenia?

Mark Moronell, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Primary therapy options for paranoid schizophrenia include individual, group, and family therapy, as well as social skills training. Before people can participate in these types of therapies, they must be stable and not have active symptoms. People with paranoid schizophrenia must be able to think clearly and communicate with others before participating in therapy. Some of the benefits offered by the different forms of therapy include:

• Learning how to get past daily struggles of life
• Realizing the importance of maintaining long-term medical and therapy treatment
• Understanding how to identify and cope with symptoms of paranoid schizophrenia
• Finding out how to communicate better with others, including family members
• Practice managing a budget, building a daily routine, and holding down a job

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