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What kinds of professionals can treat schizophrenia?

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Choosing the right doctor or therapist to treat schizophrenia makes a big difference. Your regular doctor may diagnose your illness or refer you to a specialist. Other people who can help include:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Licensed clinical social worker
  • Licensed professional counselor
  • Holistic or complementary practitioners

SOURCE:

National Alliance on Mental Illness: "Mental Health Professionals: Who They Are and How to Find One."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2019

SOURCE:

National Alliance on Mental Illness: "Mental Health Professionals: Who They Are and How to Find One."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 11, 2019

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