What is Schizophrenia?

As a result, your family member with schizophrenia has experiences which seem completely real to him/her but are hard to understand for other people. Since your affected family member cannot fully explain what is happening it is not easy for other people to realize that ..

Managing Stress

The goal of this exercise is to slow down your breathing, especially breathing out. Sit in a comfortable chair with your back fully supported. Choose a relaxing word/phrase to say as you practice inhaling and exhaling slowly. Slowly inhale through your nose and exhale ..

Anger / Irritability

When you feel angry it affects your mind and body; for example, it raises your blood pressure and pulse rate and makes it more difficult for you to tackle the problem. Recognise your anger by paying attention to physical signs such as tensed muscles and emotional signs such ..

Managing Relapse

People with schizophrenia have an ‘up and down’ course of the illness. Sometimes they feel well and have no problems while at other times, they can experience a worsening of problems. The return of problems after being well is called a relapse.

Advise on How to Sleep Better

Some of the medicines you are taking might make you feel sleepy during the day and can interfere with your daily routine.Check with your doctor and community health worker if you can have all the medicines before