Medical Questions > Mental Health > Schizophrenia Forum

Recently diagnosed with Schizophrenia

Hi im new to this forum and i have been with my girlfriend of almost 2 years and was recently diagnosed with schizophrenia and i don't know how to help her i love her and want the best for her
Did you find this post helpful?

User Profile
replied January 8th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Schizophrenia is a lifelong and an extremely complexed mental illness which can not be cured but can be controlled. In this disease patient cannot really differentiate between what is real from what is imagined.
This disease can be treated with the help of medication and psychological treatment. You have to be patient around her and have to make an appointment with a psychiatrist for a proper diagnosis and start of treatment.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Did you find this post helpful?
Quick Reply
Must Read
Schizophrenia is a lifelong brain disorder. But how do doctors define it? And is there a cure?...
What causes schizophrenia? And what are the risks of developing this treatable mental illness?...
The first signs of schizophrenia may be difficult to identify. Learn the most common signs and symptoms of schizophrenia and know when to ask for medical help....
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Schizophrenia , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.