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Author: skarlette
I think my sister may have paranoid schizophrenia

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Skarlette, I can relate somewhat. My brother and my father, who is deceased were both diagnosed with forms of skitsophrenia. They have each had many violent outbursts, and bouts of intense paranoia. My brother says he feels that people are... May-05-13 02:21:31
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Author: hurtftm

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Any tips on how to help someone who is severely paranoid schizophrenic other than meds? My fiance is currently trying a new med out, but has been basically unstable for the last four months, and I have been the 24/7 caregiver. I am worn out,... Apr-30-13 09:59:23
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Author: Concern Aunt
Niece not communicating with family. Living in car.

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Get the police to find her - put out a missing person report. Then get her into family care and support. She needs to live with family. Then get her into hospital or medical care. I hate both hospital and meds, but sometimes they are necessary... Apr-19-13 22:37:52
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Author: hoozerob
Before it's too late for me.

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I can understand your pain I am also a bloke on my own.. Many men like us are alone with no support. This week I will get a referral from my GP to a psychologist. Even though I did,nt find the last person helpful to deal with an inappropriate... Apr-19-13 22:27:02
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Author: lavieenrose

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P.S. Yes, she can likely be left alone sometimes -- but she needs to have human contact and some kind of activity pretty much every day to keep her stable. Another great benefit to having a personal assistant is that she can be your... Apr-09-13 11:39:48
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Author: Giliana68
Anyone taking/taken a drug that made them feel safe?

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Can anyone relate to this? For me, I feel that the world is a very dangerous place. Everyday I feel that I have survived my life by a mere thread! I feel that at any given moment someone could gun me down. To stay alive I remain on... Mar-31-13 12:38:12
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Author: Giliana68
Scared and very nervous to take Latuda (lurasidone HCL).

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Thank you so much for your kind reply. I totally appreciate it. It helps me not feel so alone with this issue and less scared. I still haven't tried the Latuda but meanwhile I went down on the saphris to 15 mg. That has stopped my out of... Mar-31-13 12:20:42
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Author: GMN
Dealing with a 19 year old grandson with schizophrenia

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i need people to talk to about life with a schizophrenic family member. Mar-26-13 21:58:59
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Author: coleen
Post cancelled

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please cancel this post. Feb-22-13 02:21:42
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Author: mrsortega
help

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Hi my name is beonca Ortega. I am wanting to join this mental health campaign. I like millions of others experienced my mom and mother in laws mental health with schizophrenia. My mom had schizophrenia at age 30 it started when I was 11yrs old. My... Feb-21-13 10:33:33
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