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Has episodes of schizophrenia. Treatment?

My boyfriend broke up with in his episode of schizophrenia now he is asking to borrow money or don t contact him any more is this a symptom he know I m broke 600 dollars at that Contact YYYY@YYYY . Also he have an episode ever month same time he thinks I m doing witch craft we been apart 1 month he self medicate on alcohol will he get worse he is working 3-4 days a week he picks his face cause he thinks ppl out to give him aids and every where he eats he breaks out from the poison I need guidance I love him he just became I ll 1 1/2years ago
Asked On : Thu, 30 Aug 2012
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From your query it appear that your boyfriend is having florid symptoms of schizophrenia. As he is suspicious towards you, then he can be violent also towards you, so keep yourself protected till his symptom removed.

First symptom of schizophrenia is loss of awareness that he is ill. Counseling and alcohol do not help in such cases. Take help of his family members, other friends and health care providers so that treatment can started ASAP.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Wish you Good Health.

Dr. Ashish Mittal
Answered: Fri, 14 Sep 2012
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