menu icon

Schizophrenia


therapist_profile_456therapist_profile_5090therapist_profile_6924therapist_profile_6711therapist_profile_53therapist_profile_5437therapist_profile_6348therapist_profile_4530therapist_profile_2278therapist_profile_432therapist_profile_3425therapist_profile_2229therapist_profile_6370therapist_profile_6426therapist_profile_4302therapist_profile_512therapist_profile_6590therapist_profile_6220therapist_profile_93therapist_profile_6712therapist_profile_3901therapist_profile_4732therapist_profile_1042therapist_profile_2442therapist_profile_2100therapist_profile_6174therapist_profile_6893therapist_profile_3604therapist_profile_4289therapist_profile_6654therapist_profile_4233therapist_profile_6374therapist_profile_6773therapist_profile_4998therapist_profile_6931therapist_profile_4202therapist_profile_5546therapist_profile_6674therapist_profile_1915therapist_profile_2196therapist_profile_2217therapist_profile_6865therapist_profile_therapist_profile_therapist_profile_
You're
not alone
with
schizophrenia
Schizophrenia
is the
22nd
most common reason
for therapy

findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
42
males

with schizophrenia
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
51
females

with schizophrenia
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
Schizophrenia is a mental health condition.

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
2
Delusions
beliefs which are unreal to others
2
Disinterest
in activities
1
Hallucinations
hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting or touching experiences which are unreal to others
Behaviours
2
Disorganisation
talking quickly, slowly or incoherently
0
Immobility
or unresponsiveness
1
Impairment
to relationships, self-care or work
psychiatry.org

Causes

2
Genes
relative with schizophrenia
1
Events
triggers include abuse, bereavement, homelessness, redundancy, separation
1
Brain
chemical imbalance
0
Uncertain
1
Combination
of causes
nhs.uk

Diagnosis

Adults

For 6 (or more) months

Impairment
to relationships, self-care or work
1 (or more) of:Delusions
beliefs which are unreal to others
Disorganisation
talking quickly, slowly or incoherently
Hallucinations
hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting or touching experiences which are unreal to others
and (if only 1):Disinterest
in activities
orImmobilityor unresponsiveness
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance


psychiatry.org
nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for schizophrenia

For negative thoughtsFocus on the presentAdults 16 sessions

38 therapists
findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
nice.org.uk recommends
Art Therapy
for schizophrenia

For life eventsFocus on the past or presentFor Adults

3 therapists
findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020
nice.org.uk recommends
Drama Therapy
for schizophrenia

For life eventsFocus on the past or presentFor Adults

3 therapists
findatherapist.co.uk
18/02/2020

writer_photo
Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 18 February 2020
Next check 01 January 2021