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After the diagnosis

After the diagnosis

The diagnosis of schizophrenia may cause conflicting emotions in you.


The diagnosis of schizophrenia can be a difficult moment in anyone’s life. Many patients find it frightening and are concerned, but some patients are relieved when their symptoms are given a name and find someone who understands them at last. You may experience all these emotions at the same time.

It is absolutely normal to feel nervous or worried and be concerned about how others will react. However, it is very important to be open with your doctor about your feelings and to discuss your treatment options for there are several options to treat schizophrenia and normal life can be achieved with proper treatment.