Danger of dating a schizophrenic
Or, if you think you can do so safely, take the person to the nearest hospital emergency room.It's not known what causes schizophrenia, but researchers believe that a combination of genetics, brain chemistry and environment contributes to development of the disorder.In women, symptoms typically begin in the late 20s.It's uncommon for children to be diagnosed with schizophrenia and rare for those older than age 45.So it often falls to family or friends to get them help.If you think someone you know may have symptoms of schizophrenia, talk to him or her about your concerns.
If your loved one poses a danger to self or others or can't provide his or her own food, clothing or shelter, you may need to call 911 or other emergency responders for help so that your loved one can be evaluated by a mental health professional. What risks and complications can schizophrenia cause? A probe is to be launched into how a paranoid schizophrenic with a long history of mental illness was free to stab to death a brave police officer.'Dangerous' Glaister Earl Butler was ordered to be detained indefinitely in a secure unit after killing the police officer as he tried to make an arrest.Schizophrenia is a chronic condition, requiring lifelong treatment.