Schizophrenia and bipolar
I want to know about schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and what are the symptoms of both of it and about it permanent treatment
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Dr. Divya Shree K.R
Psychiatrist 16 yrs exp Bangalore
Hello, Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder characterised by disconnect from reality. The patient may have unreasonable suspicions,  hearing voices which others don't hear and lose interest in self care, social interaction etc. Treatment is with anti psychotic medications. Bipolar disorder is characterized by episodes of depression and Mania interspersed with normal mood. It is treated with mood stabilizers. For both the problems treatment will be long term.
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