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Ice Addiction

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Schizophrenia Rehabilitation

Schizophrenia

Importance on the need of Schizophrenia Rehab

 

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that usually appears in late adolescence or early adulthood. Characterized by hallucinations, delusions, and other cognitive difficulties, schizophrenia can often be a lifelong struggle.

 

People with schizophrenia have profound disabling cognitive defects. Whether positive or its negative symptoms, these cognitive deficits can impair the daily functioning and life activities and also contribute to most of chronic disability and unemployment.

 

That is why the role of rehabilitation centers is crucial in bringing the schizophrenics into mainstream and to help them lead a decent life. They help the patients in multiple disciplines. Following are the few examples of it.

Strategies of Schizophrenia rehabilitation

 

  • Sophisticated Medical Care facility:

 

Self-care is a challenge for the people who have overcome the acute symptoms of schizophrenia and been out of emergency care, it takes a little while for him/her get adjusted to the society and to be independent. In well-equipped rehab centers, medical care is available round the clock to attend any medical emergency. Patient’s medicines are taken care off and given on regular time

 

 

  • Cognitive enhancement therapy:

 

Cognitive enhancement therapy includes small-group therapies and sessions to emphasize on the social cognition. This improves the neurocognition and improves social cognition of the person dealing with schizophrenia.

 

 

  • Social Skills training :

 

People dealing with schizophrenia find it difficult with performing activities of daily living like daily hygiene, cooking, cleaning, conversation and transportation issues, they become uncomfortable, They may have to learn most of these things all over again to lead an independent life and for confident functioning. Time management most important areas of rehabilitation focus.

 

 

  • Vocational rehabilitation training for schizophrenics:

 

Rehabilitation in Schizophrenia is not complete without providing an assistance with job finding and job training. Many rehabilitation programs have a vocational component built in. Volunteer work is quite often available. Volunteer work does not usually have the financial reward, but it may provide the schizophrenic with a sense of purpose and meaning. These programs are to promote good work habits too.

 

  • Family Interventions:

 

Schizophrenics need to learn about their illness and how to deal with it. Education parameters include the illness itself, treatments for schizophrenia, counseling therapies like family, group therapy, medications what is available in terms of community programs that can assist in their recovery. Family members are also in need of education about the schizophrenia. Family education has become a primary nursing intervention when providing rehabilitative services to relatives of seriously mentally ill people.

 

If the education process is successful, it can lower the emotional climate of the home, while maintaining reasonable expectations from the schizophrenic

 

If your loved one is battling with schizophrenia, then it is the time for you to take a step forward for their well-being. Call Cadabam’s at @+91 96111 94949 to book an appointment right away or visit Cadabam’s.

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