Question to ask your doctor about Schizophrenia

Since you or a loved one was recently diagnosed with Schizophrenia, ask your doctor or mental health professional these questions at your next visit.

  • Is there any other condition that could be causing or aggravating the Schizophrenia symptoms?
  • How soon after starting medication will I notice an improvement?
  • What are the chances of becoming symptom-free?
  • What side effects should I expect from the medication? How can side effects be managed if they happen?
  • Is it safe to drink alcohol, and if so, how much?
  • How long should I expect to take the treatment?
  • What should I do if I have an emergency, or if my symptoms get worse between follow up visits?
  • What kind of psychotherapy would be helpful? How can I find a mental health professional for treatment?
  • What other kinds of services could help me?
  • What symptoms might be an early warning of a relapse? What should I do if I notice these symptoms?
  • What should I tell my friends, family, and work colleagues about my condition?
  • Is it safe for me to work, drive, and provide care for others?



Browse the links below to know about Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. For more details you can email us.
 About Schizophrenia

 Bipolar Disorder

Introduction to Schizophrenia What are the types of Schizophrenia?  
History of Schizophrenia Diagnosis of Schizophrenia  
Who gets Schizophrenia? Treatment of Schizophrenia  
Epidemiology of Schizophrenia Prognosis of Schizophrenia  
Early warning signs of Schizophrenia How to help someone with Schizophrenia?  
What are signs and symptoms of Schizophrenia? Question to ask your doctor about Schizophrenia  
What are the causes of Schizophrenia? Condition that look like Schizophrenia  



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