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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How can paranoia of getting schizophrenia be managed?

I am very paranoid about getting schizophrenia. When I go to bed I don’t know if what I’m hearing is real or not. This makes me very scared, and as a result, I have trouble falling asleep. I might have autism, and I just turned 18 (an age a lot of people get schizophrenia). I’ve been paranoid about this for a few days now, and my paranoia about getting schizophrenia has just been getting worse. Any answers would be greatly appreciated.
Fri, 1 Aug 2014
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hii dear

I admire you for positive outlook

Schizophrenia is very complex disorder and have group of symptoms.

so only on hearing voice in a bed not suffice schizophrenia.

For which firm delusion and hallucination are must.

you have only suspiciousness which is not suffice diagnosis.

so dont think much

if needed than go for evaluation.

consult psychiatrist and evaluate yourself.

but just relax

no need to worry

thank you.

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