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Should I talk to my doctor about schizophrenia symptoms?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you're having symptoms of schizophrenia, you likely will not be able to communicate with your doctor. However, if you know someone who you think has schizophrenia, you should encourage that person to see a doctor. People with schizophrenia can be dangerous to themselves, as well as to those around them. Doctors can prescribe medications that can lead to a better life and a safer environment. Be prepared for the appointment by keeping a list of symptoms and questions.

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Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.