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Other Health Problems That May Occur with Schizophrenia

If you have schizophrenia, you may also have other medical or mental health problems. It is important to you pay attention to other physical or mental health problems so that they do not get in the way of you living your life and working towards your goals.

Violent Behavior and Schizophrenia

Most people living with schizophrenia aren’t violent and don’t show any violent behavior. However, there are some signs that you or someone you love might get violent.

Coping With Schizophrenia

Relapse of Schizophrenia

A relapse can happen when you have schizophrenia. A relapse or a psychotic episode can be very intense and scary. There are things that you can do to help prevent a relapse.

Hallucinations and Schizophrenia

The experience of hallucinations is a part of schizophrenia for many people. A hallucination is when you perceive something that is not really there.

Schizophrenia and Pregnancy

You can have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby if you have schizophrenia. But there are some things to know so that your health and your baby’s health can be their best.

Mental Health Problems and Stigma

People sometimes have negative views about things they don't understand, such as mental health problems. This is called stigma.

Understanding Workplace and Legal Problems When You Have Schizophrenia

If you have schizophrenia, you may have specific workplace and legal problems. Learn what you can do.

Family Life

Tips for Helping a Loved One Living with Schizophrenia

As a family member or close friend, you may help a loved one who has schizophrenia or support that person as they pursue their recovery.

Helping Someone with Schizophrenia Deal with Negative Symptoms

Negative symptoms are lasting and are linked to poor functioning in the community. They can be a major source of burden for the caregiver and lead to family problems.

Supporting Your Loved One During Treatment for Schizophrenia

Medicine is a very helpful part of treatment for schizophrenia. Here are some ways to support your loved one who is taking medicine as part of their treatment for schizophrenia.

Helping Someone Who Is Paranoid

Sometimes people living with schizophrenia become paranoid. This means that they believe other people can’t be trusted or are trying to hurt them.

Helping a Person Who Is Hallucinating

If your loved one is experiencing a hallucination and seems scared or confused, there are ways that you can help them calm down and get back in touch with reality.

Caring for a Loved One Who Has Schizophrenia

Family members have an important role to play in the treatment of a person living with schizophrenia.

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