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How can paranoia and delusional behaviour be treated?

my nience is visiting her mother for holiday.she is parnoid and delosional .constant pshoitc rages all day long.supposed to fly back to hoston to her father. she is a drug addict on symbalta zanix.she has a rap sheet in auston tx with 24 felony charges.recently releasedfrom a 2yr prison sentence.saspended liscense. what can legaley do to remove her from home for help?
Mon, 30 Apr 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Delusional Disorder can be very difficult to treat in part because its sufferers often have poor insight and do not recognize that a psychiatric problem exists.

Studies show that close to half of patients treated with antipsychotic medications show at least partial improvement.

Treat her with antipsychotic drugs and behavior therapy. Please consult your psychiatrist as he will examine and treat her accordingly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu
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