People with schizophrenia can have a hard time telling what’s real and what’s not. They may see things that aren’t there or hold firm beliefs that fly in the face of fact. Understanding schizophrenia’s nature can help patients and their loved ones regain a sense of control.
Smile, frown, or use facial expressions that fit
Talk as loudly or softly as needed.
You'll also learn skills that will help you with your
treatment. These may include:
How to manage your medicines.
tell if your medicine is causing side effects and what to do.
to know if you're having a
relapse and what to do.
How to find the help you need.
To help you with these skills, your teachers may model them
and then ask you to do the same with others in your class (role-playing). For
example, you may role-play asking for help or interviewing for a job.