Top 10 Complications of Catatonic Schizophrenia:
Top 10 Complications of Catatonic Schizophrenia,If Catatonic Schizophrenia diagnosed in a person is left untreated then it may cause problems of a health, financial, behavioural, and legal nature – these problems may affect every part of the patient’s life.
Complications can include:
- Depression, suicidal behaviour and thoughts- a significant number of patients with schizophrenia have periods of depression.
- Malnutrition due to improper meals and hygiene not taken care of.
- Substance abuse – which may include alcohol, prescription medications, and illegal drugs.
- Inability to find or maintain employment, resulting in poverty and homelessness.
- Prison due to any illegal acts committed unknowingly.
- Serious family conflicts.
- Inability to study or attend school and other educational institutions.
- Being a victim or offender of crime.
- Smoking-related diseases.
- Numbness /Blood clot
It’s very painful to take care of the patients during treatment of any kind of Schizophrenia. The patients generally don’t accept they have certain symptoms in their behaviour. Care taker should be cautious not to inform them anything direct. Caretakers should maintain calmness during the treatment of catatonic Schizophrenia. If the patient is not given enough care, there is high possibility of relapse of the symptoms on a higher rate and frequency.
Although Schizophrenia is a lifelong treatment required disease but the Catatonic symptoms may not persist for long if provided with the correct treatment. The treatment for any kind of Schizophrenia is same and done for lifetime, even when the symptoms starts disappearing and the patients starts feeling better. As it is the imbalance of the chemicals present in the brain, that imbalance cannot be 100% rectified as we cannot compete with the creator of human being in the cases of imbalances in the chemicals of the brain.
The Methods of treatment for Schizophrenia vary depending on a number of factors, including the severity and types of symptoms, the health of the patient, and their age.