Schizophrenia Treatment in Vashi at Manovikas Clinic
Dr. VIkas Deshhmukh, a schizophrenia specialist diagnosis the patient after a complete evaluation that includes a detailed history from a reliable family member and a mental state examination of the patient/ In case of diagnostic confusion, more details from other family members or more visits are sought to come to a definite diagnosis. Sometimes, psychological tests are employed. Treatment for schizophrenia at our clinic in navi mumbai starts by giving a low dose of medication to the patient. The dose is then increased as per patient’s response to the medication. The patient is kept on the minimum effective dose. After symptoms subside, psychotherapy can also be started to aid compliance to therapy and increasing insight into illness, as also counseling family members. Usually treatment for Schizophrenia is long-term.