|Written by Dr.Md.Redwanul Huq (Masum)|
|Monday, 20 June 2011 15:33|
1. Pharmacological treatment-
Antipsychotic agents, e.g. chlorpromazine, fluphenazine, haloperidol, trifluoperazine, flupentixol, risperidone, olanzapine, clozapine etc
2. Psychological treatment-
i) Support for the patient and his or her family members
ii) Cognitive behavioral therapy
iii) Family education
iv) Family therapy.
3. Social and occupational rehabilitation –
i) Counseling to the relatives of the patient is also a part of treatment of schizophrenia
ii) Arrangement of long-term sheltered accommodation and sheltered employment (if needed).