My wife started showing mild symptoms of schizophrenia about 4 or 5 months ago. Back then when she was still rational she wouldn’t go and see a doctor (even if I suggested her intense headaches should be checked out in case they might be a brain tumor).
Then about 7 weeks ago she suddenly got much worse and has been ever since.
But now the last few days its gone up a notch again.
She’s had periods where she’s angry and shouting and swearing but they were infrequent and didn’t last long. Now they are frequent and last several hours. She’s out of control, screaming at the top of her voice, breaking things, throwing things, brain and thoughts totally random and out of control.
There’s no chance of me persuading her to see a doctor or go to the emergecy ward (even when she calms down), and I wouldn’t stand a chance in hell of trying to phsycailly force her to see one.
But I also can’t call 911 - despite the extreme crazyness and anger, she is never physically violent or threatened me nor herself. Sometimes she thinks I’m not me, she confuses me with one of the voices, or things I’ve been replaced, but even then she’s still not violent with me apart from verbally. So neither myself nor her is in physical danger.
What can I do?