Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

Treating Children and Teens Diagnosed with Schizophrenia


#1

This is good for family members to read:

In this article, I will focus on treatment considerations regarding the diagnosis of schizophrenia in children and adolescents. This article on assessment of schizophrenia concerns the nature of psychological tests that evaluate the prevalence of schizophrenic symptoms in an individual child or adolescent. These specific tests, which rely on interview and self-report, are described as potentially useful in formulating a diagnosis of schizophrenia by a qualified clinician

Read the full article:
http://brainblogger.com/2014/09/24/treating-children-and-teens-diagnosed-with-schizophrenia/


#2

Thank you, good advise in there for sure! All good stuff! Families need all the help they can get to get the best outcome for their child.


#3

I’m glad they mentioned family therapy. It was just a last chance fluke that got my entire family involved in family therapy and I really do think things started to get easier for me as far as family communication when we ended up in family therapy.


#4

This is a great article! I wish we could have had these ideas when my son was diagnosed. I really agree with the idea of a " third part " therapist.