100 Q&As About Your Child's Schizophrenia by Josiane Cobert

By Josiane Cobert

A hundred Questions & solutions approximately Your Child’S Schizophrenia offers transparent, undemanding solutions on your questions about Your Child’S Schizophrenia. Written through a professional within the box, This sensible, Easy-To-Read advisor exhibits You And your loved ones tips to do something about indicators, the place To Get the easiest remedy, What medicinal drugs can be found For This , and masses extra. An Indispensible quickly Reference For somebody dealing with formative years Schizophrenia!

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The higher the odds ratio number, the greater the presence of the risk factor in the schizophrenic group. Please know that this shows association but not causality. It is very hard to prove something causes an illness. It can be suggested that two things might be linked, and risk factors are only links. A risk factor is not a cause, it is only statistical data. 0 Place/time of birth 1 2 3 4 Odds Ratio 5 6 7 8 9 10 Winter Urban Influenza Respiratory Infection Rubella Poliovirus CNS Famine Bereavement Prenatal Flood Unwantedness Maternal depr Rh incompatibility Hypoxia Obstetric CNS damage Low birth weight Pre-eclampsia Family history Figure 1 Comparison of a selected set of relatively well-established risk factors for schizophrenia, focusing mainly on pre- and antenatal factors [6].

Psychiatrists tend to differentiate very early onset in childhood (VEOS) from early onset in adolescence (EOS). Very Early Onset Schizophrenia (VEOS) in young children generally has an insidious onset rather than an acute, sudden presentation. In contrast, in adolescents (EOS), both acute onset (disease development in less than 1 year) and insidious onset (slower, longer course disease development) are seen. The earlier the onset, the more severe and difficult the course of the disease. Whether in a child or an adolescent, a critical sign to recognize is a change in the child or adolescent’s functioning.

Signs & Symptoms: The Diagnosis alcohol. Some patients report temporary increases in positive psychotic symptoms and perceptual alterations. Cognition The quality of the mind that allows animals to think, reason, and manipulate their environment to survive. Side effects An unintended effect of a drug. Receptors A molecule that recognizes a specific chemical. The major downside to smoking by schizophrenics is the same as that in the general population. QXP 9/10/09 5:49 PM Page 34 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S SCHIZOPHRENIA Schizophrenia patients who smoke need higher doses of antipsychotic medication.

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