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When should someone with schizophrenia call their doctor?

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Call your doctor for advice if your loved one’s mood changes or his thinking seems unusual. If he’s stopped taking his medication, but doesn’t seem like he’s going to hurt you or anyone else, encourage him to visit the doctor with you.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions: Schizophrenia.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Schizophrenia.”

Center for Addiction and Mental Health: “Schizophrenia: An Information Guide.”

World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders: “Warning Signs of Illness, Managing a Crisis, Risk of Suicide.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on August 6, 2020

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions: Schizophrenia.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Schizophrenia.”

Center for Addiction and Mental Health: “Schizophrenia: An Information Guide.”

World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders: “Warning Signs of Illness, Managing a Crisis, Risk of Suicide.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on August 6, 2020

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