Schizophrenia is a severe and chronic mental illness that makes people interpret reality abnormally. It is characterized by delusions, hallucinations, paranoia, disorganized thinking, and disordered behavior. It is usually treated with a combination of antipsychotic drugs and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
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Am I behaving crazy due to schizophrenia or Marijuana?
Query: Hello doctor, Unsure of diagnosis (could be a combination). My questions are as follows. What is my diagnosis (they say schizophrenia and autism high spectrum) memorized 200 digits of pi in one day? Could I not have mental illness and Marijuana was a one-time incidence? If I do need medicines and st... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns about the diagnosis and problems encountered by you. Although the provided information is not sufficient to make a diagnosis of a case, but from the available description, it appears to me that you are suffering from cannab... Read Full »
Why do I feel that some people have placed a deadly war material in my socks and shoes?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem with people who came inside my home and placed deadly war material in my socks and shoes. I believe there is a transmitter for microscopic weapon parts in my socks, and I have pain in my foot. I need a Morphine tablet. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will surely help you out. I feel that you are facing a problem in your mind which could be a manifestation of a serious psychiatric disorder like schizophrenia. Your symptoms, referred to as bizarre delusions, generally occur in schizop... Read Full »
Please suggest a treatment for feeling sad and depressed all the time.
Query: Dear doctor, I am a 21 year old male. I feel quite sad and depressed. I do not even want to perform daily routine. My life is monotonous. I get a lot of negative thoughts. I am so lazy and feel like I do not want to live. I am weak and I lack concentration. I do not feel like going out of my house.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Symptoms that are commonly present in a depressed patient are: Sad mood. Disturbance of sleep. Disturbance of appetite. Feeling of inappropriate guilt. Loss of interest in previously pleasurable activities. Loss of self-esteem. Hopelessness or worthlessness. L... Read Full »
Suffering from anxiety attacks which are of a sudden onset.I am a schizophrenia and heart attack patient.
Query: Dear Doctor, I am being treated for Schizophrenia which was diagnosed 10 years back, and suffered heart attack during December 2013. I underwent angioplasty (PTCA + Stent) during the same month. I was taking psychiatric drug Sizopin 200mg before the attack; and was asked to abruptly stop the drug af... Read Full »
Answer: HI, Thanks for posting a query at icliniq. I assume that you are having good life with current medicines baring anxiety attacks. The possible reason for your anxiety attacks are: Current medication- Can you outline the onset of anxiety attacks after starting one or another medication that you are... Read Full »
I have a doubt about the dosage of Sulpitac for schizophrenia. Please help.
Query: Hello Doctor, My brother (aged 18 years) has schizophrenia since two years. (Note : My father has schizophrenia who is under medication for nearly 25 to 30 years). The tablets prescribed by the doctor were Mirtaz 15 and Sulpitac 50. During this period he had an increased appetite and was obese. He ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Thanks for posting your query at icliniq. After going through the detailed history of your brother, it seems that he is suffering from schizophrenia and he responds fairly to Sulpitac. It is also obvious that he had acute exacerbation of his illness after going through some sort of stressor (e... Read Full »
What is the cause behind my memory problems and confusion?
Query: Hi doctor, I feel really spaced out and detached from my surroundings. It is like I am in a dream. It is like there is a glass between me and the world and everything just seems really surreal and far away. I also have a lot of brain fog. Some memory problems and confusion. I feel like this all day ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description, it appears that you are having derealization episodes, which is a sensation of changed reality or that one's surroundings have altered. It is usually seen in schizophrenia, panic attacks, and ... Read Full »
I hear voices in my head that command unusual things. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,Good day, I would like to seek some help regarding my situation. I hear some voices in my head telling me to do certain things that are unusual. I face some consequences that make me feel exaggerated when I am not able to do so. Even though part of me knows that these consequences are too ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dear, Thanks for using icliniq. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I would like to inform you that this is unlikely to be a normal phenomenon since it happened on multiple occasions and existing even after years of onset despite having br... Read Full »
Are my symptoms due to schizophrenia?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. One night, when I tried to go off to sleep, I had racing thoughts that I had no control over. I did not hear any voices, just thoughts. I could not track them or process them. I was really scared as a result. This phenomenon has been happening whenever I try to go off t... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query with keen interest and understand your concerns. First of all, I must assure you that there is no evidence of disease called schizophrenia in your case. Schizophrenia is often presented with different kind of prodromal symptoms and they do not match ... Read Full »
Is smoking weed a cause for schizophrenia?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been dealing with anxiety since childhood. I am 22 years old now. I have been smoking weed for about six months and my quality of life drastically improved. Now, I could sleep at night. I went back to being myself happy. My confidence went up and my social anxiety virtually disappe... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Before I answer your question I like to congratulate you for taking the necessary step of stopping cannabis. First of all I like to inform you that your current symptoms are related to the same spectrum of disorder or anxie... Read Full »
Is talking to yourself a symptom of schizophrenia?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female. I am a healthy and happy person. I eat well and exercise well. I have a lot of friends, cool hobbies, etc. But, I have a weird habit. Whenever I am alone I talk to myself standing in front of the mirror. I imagine a lot. I think so many things like I am in an ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query with keen interest and understand your concerns. From the available description, I do not think you have crossed the limit of sanity or you developed schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is altogether very different disorder where people have abnormal perc... Read Full »