OCD Symptoms

OCD Symptoms- It is normal, on occasion to go and double check the things that we all missed or not remembered. For instance, checking ‘the door is locked or not’, ‘checking pocket for a wallet’. But what if this loop keeps repeating for ‘n’ number of time. This medical condition is known as obsessive-compulsive disorder […]

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12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymo...

Are you in search of the best recovery process for yourself or for your close one to come out of Alcohol addiction? You are not alone. It is possible with 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous programs. What are these 12 step programs helping quit alcohol and how do they work? Alcoholics Anonymous is a process of […]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a chronic disorder that is characterized by feelings of fear, unreasonable or obsessive thoughts such as a person feels the need to repeat a task like washing his/her hands repetitively even when it is unnecessary or arranging the objects over and over again. This can even lead to severe OCD that […]

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What is OCD?

What is OCD behavior!- Nation Institute of Mental Health states that about 2 percent of the population currently suffers from OCD- Which is comparatively higher than the individuals who are suffering from other illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar and ADHD. Researchers believe that both environmental and neurobiological predispositions collectively play a vital role wherein the individual […]

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Types of Addiction

Anything taken to an excessive level can result in addiction.  The types of addiction range from the substance like alcohol to behaviors like gambling. Dependence can be both emotional and behavioral.  Common symptoms are seen in addiction: Numerous failed attempts to stop the behavior Withdrawal symptoms Lack of Control over the intake Risk-Taking Behavior Being secretive about their addictive […]

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Paranoid Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Paranoid Schizophrenia is one of the most common types of schizophrenia. This usually causes psychosis of different intensity, thus causing the person to lose his mind and touch with respect to the reality.

 

People diagnosed with paranoia are heavily suspicious of other people. This condition can cause adverse effects in their life in terms of their job responsibility, relationships, etc. Thus, if this is left untreated it can lead to dysfunctioning of their daily life activities. Though the disorder is not curable, still you can find a way to help in the ways of managing it. All you need to do is to know about the symptoms and the causes of Paranoid schizophrenia and take the right treatment plan for your loved one.

 

Paranoid Schizophrenia Symptoms

 

The person battling with paranoid schizophrenia shows the underlying symptoms like-

 

  • Emotionally isolated
  • Suicidal behaviors and thoughts
  • Agitated and has severe anxiety issues
  • Difficulty in thinking
  • Disorganized speech and behaviors
  • A person develops hearing problems in terms of delusions and hallucinations.

 

About 90 percent of the people diagnosed with this type of schizophrenia experience different types of delusions.

 

People with paranoia aren’t violent, but the symptoms of paranoid delusions make them feel angry and threatened. What makes this paranoid schizophrenia? Know the causes to help them manage and prevent it up to a level.

 

Paranoid Schizophrenia Causes  

 

Research findings are still unclear as to what exactly can cause paranoid schizophrenia, but the experts believe the dysfunctioning of the brain plays the biggest role in the cause for the onset of the symptoms of this paranoia. Some of the other common causes of this disorder may be-

 

  • A family history of psychosis
  • Can be due to fetal malnutrition
  • Due to stress in the early childhood
  • Because of physical or sexual abuse
  • Using psychoactive drugs in adolescence
  • Can be due to exposure to viral infections inside the womb
  • Maybe due to low oxygen levels at the time of birth
  • Due to abnormalities in the brain
  • Loss or separation of parents in the early childhood.

 

Paranoid Schizophrenia Medication and Treatment

 

Since there is no such cure for paranoid schizophrenia, it is required that the person suffering from this disorders should have a commitment and mind to manage this. To help the person manage this disorders, a mental health professional usually prescribes few antipsychotic medications to get through this state. These antipsychotic medications are effective in treatment for the positive symptoms of schizophrenia and do not addresses the negative symptoms.

 

Also, some of the schizophrenia treatments like psychotherapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, family, group therapy, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), counseling sessions including social life skills development training sessions work better to manage the disorder.

If you see that the symptoms are worsening in your loved one day by day, then is advisable you opt them a visit with a best mental health professional. Call us @+91 96111 94949 or visit Cadabams for a deep knowledge about paranoid schizophrenia and its treatments.

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