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Paranoid Schizophrenia

Paranoid 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 dysfunction 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.

Symptoms of a Paranoid Schizophrenia

Paranoid Schizophrenia

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 dysfunction 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 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 anti psychotic medications to get through this state. These anti psychotic 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, electro convulsive 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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