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my mother has not been taking her medicine

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my mother is a paranoid schizophrenic and she has not been taking her medicine,shes been so upset lately where shes throwing out her belongings and getting involved with the wrong people and im afraid for her safty and well being. i have no way to take her to the hospital. it got so bad to the point i had to move out because shes gotten do bad.

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replied July 26th, 2011
Schizophrenia Answer A25448
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If she is not in a position to be taken to her doctor/psychiatrist, then you can consider visiting her treating doctor/psychiatrist to request him/her to visit home to evaluate your mother. If the need be, she might be admitted for further care and management to control her symptoms and start her with counseling (which should be followed up with regular follow-up) to manage her symptoms and monitor her treatment. Alternatively, you can contact your relatives and other help organizations to approach your mother or her treating psychiatrist/doctor to help her. Do not let her be without follow-up and monitoring done by her treating doctor/psychiatrist henceforth. All the best.
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