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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
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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
Khan
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