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My father has never acted like a mature man as per his age. Is it any mental disease?

hello sir, This is in reagrds to my Father who is in 50+ now. he has never acted like a mature man as per his age. He never feels like to do anything.Only he wants to eat alot n abuse if his expectations are not fulfilled in tearms of money or food.Earlier his treatment was started at AIIMS but my grandmother interrupted that saying he is not mad. Pls suggest if this is mental illness..can it be cured, if yes how.. i wud b very thankful to u..
Asked On : Mon, 26 Jul 2010
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Hi well come to HCM.
His symptoms are suggestiv of ?schizo phrenia. Sinces he has habit of abusing and not having self control and socially with drawn. It seems he having since long so he
is in chronic stage. Yes you can definately get help from psychiatrist but difficult
to cure him because of chronicity of disease. He has to be under regular check up
and regular psychotherapy if recomended by psychiatrist. Drug are to be taken regularly. Thanks
Answered: Mon, 5 Sep 2011
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