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Dr. Vishwamohan Thakur

MD

Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad

29 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
Dr. Vishwamohan Thakur MD Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad
29 Years Experience  ·  1500 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Vishwamohan Thakur is one of the best Psychiatrists in Ashram road, Ahmedabad. He has helped numerous patients in his 29 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He is a qualified MD . You can consult Dr. Vishwamohan Thakur at Dr. Vishwamohan Thakur in Ashram road, Ahmedabad. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vishwamohan Thakur on Lybrate.com.

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MD - B J Medical College, Ahmedabad - 1988
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Mar 8, 2015

Dr. Vishwamohan Thakur brought me out of clinical depression. He was not at all patronizing or adamant. When I went to him with my wife for the first time I was a nervous wreck. Nothing interested me and a dark bottomless abyss was all that I confronted during my waking hours. It was Dr. Thakur who helped me come out of this terrible situation by proper medication and apt counseling. I wish him well. Kanaiya Varde

Mar 7, 2015

we have been in contact with Dr Thakur since last 5 years. We have found him to be extremely good psychiatrist, He give lot of time to his patients to understand the problems faced and to find right solution. He is also very good in counselling. We feel he is one of the best in this profession.

Mar 7, 2015

I am feeling that Dr.Thakur is more a friend than a doctor during my treatment of mental disorder Somatization. I was suffering from Somatization from last 18 years. Before starting Dr. Thakur treatment, I have done many medical investigations for diagnosis of any disease. The first most important part of any treatment is right diagnosis of disease or disorder & that was done by Dr. Thakur. I started his treatment for Somatization before 07 years & still continue. My condition was very critical when I started his treatment, however my health is improving day by day after every visit with him by combination of best counseling & best medicine. After that I suggested him to many of my friends & family members for their psychiatric problems & all are benefitted from his treatment. I strongly recommend him as a best doctor for all your mental disorders. Sachin Patel, M-09998007974.

Mar 6, 2015

As a doctor you are an extraordinary human being. Thanks for showing so much care and concern as well as for your effective analysis and diagnosis.

Mar 5, 2015

he is the best psychiatrist and psychotherapist in India. he always use new psychotherapy model with clients.

Mar 5, 2015

Dr. Vishwamohaji ....what can I say ...speechless ...saying about your deeds for my family n me can't be described in words for me your name says everything Vishwa(world)Mohan (one of name of lord krishna) you truly arrived in our lives as god at the toughest time we were going thru ...when we met for the first time (in 2002) till today I never felt I am with a doctor. You made me feel at home with my uncle in your company till today and I msure for my entire life. I am blessed to have you as a uncle in my life whom I met as a doctor but since I met I found a great great doctor in my uncle who really healed all my uncle's wounds so softly as nothing happened to him and same with my mother in 2013 ....thanks would be very small for this deeds of yours .....respectfully yours Malay Jc & fa OK exmily

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Addiction of cigratte. How I can do something for my uncle. How he can get rid of addiction of cigratte?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, Tobacco is addictive. Cigarette also contains 4000+ carcinogenic chemicals other than nicotine. The best method is to leave it and continue with your uncle's will power. There are other methods like Nicotine Replacement therapy and pharmacotherapy combined. If your uncle is ready to stop smoking and willing to get the support he need, he can recover from nicotine addiction and abuse abuse?no matter how bad the addiction or how powerless he feel. The first step in treating nicotine addiction is accepting that he has a problem. Confronting an addiction and accepting responsibility for his actions isn?t easy. But it?s a necessary step on the road to treatment and recovery. He should then consult a psychiatrist / psychologist who will follow this treatment. 1. Detoxification using medicines. 2. Behavior modification with the help of therapies. 3. Counseling. 4. Medication to sustain and 5. Long term support. These given steps are essential for any addict to get effectively rid of smoking. Therefore, your uncle need to stick to the treatment plan and cooperate with his psychiatrist / psychologist. Take care.
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Dear doctor, from 25 september I am feeling many problems about stomach. September end october start: did sonography - result inflammation of ascending and descending colon. Medication- for one month. November: no improvement was shown. Did gastroscopy- result - gerd medication - for one and half month. No improvement. Even symptoms of gerd was not there. December middle and end: weight was continuously loosing and allopathy not showing effect, 29-31dec period was worst so much weakness not able to walk, anxiety disorder and panic attack and hormonal imbalance occurs. It continues for two months around and still bit there. (mean while many blood, urine tests were done) january: started homeopathy treatment for one and half month - result was little bit shown. 3rd feb - ayurvedic started with allopathy saline 7days dns and magnexforte iv injected. Followed by ayurvedic medicine and stool routine analysis, stool culture, ct scan and colonoscopy. Told to me bacterial infection and in stool culture amikacin was susceptible. So taken amikacin 12 injections. Alongwith ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicines till going on. Alongwith panic attacks, anxiety disorder, hormonal imbalance. Solopose plus 0.5mg and serta 25mg going on with ayurvedic tablets. Dr. Please do the needful, social life disturbed so much. Wanted improvement health wise. If chronic indigestion leads to functional disorder panic attacks, anxiety, depression, hormonal imbalance, how it can be recovered. Right now homeopathy treatment going on.

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Homeopath, Kolkata
I understood your problems. You r suffering from colitis associated with other problems. Don't worry. Take arg nit 200 and nux vom 200 twice daily alternately for 15 days. Otherwise consult
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I have red eyes over 3 days including body pain and what should I do to avoid farts unnecessary because I have a healthy diet I don't understand why does it happens so.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eyes over 3 days including body pain and what should I do to avoid farts unnecessary because I have a heal...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and for farts -- Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet
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Hi. I'm a 21 year old female from Kolkata. I have a family and lots of friends. But I feel really underappreciated. There is a lot of talks outside about hiw we shouldn't expect and be selfless and everything. But it all seems very superficial to me. Few years back i was like a goat. I never complained to anyone about anything i felt. I truly used to believe that if I keep on striving for recognition in front of my parents , if i be there for my friends , everything will be ok. Off late i have absorbed the fact that they weren't my true friends, i have stopped compromising for those 'friends' and instead made acquaintances with new people. But unfortunately i cannot do that with my family. I feel really tied down. There is a lot of complicated situation here like immature and biased mother and an angry and biased father . Being the middle child, i feel like my family attaches no calue to me whatsoever. My father has always has an unashamed inclination towards my sister and my mother towards my brother. I have always don't everything in my power to please them, to impress them, to get them to think about me. But it never happens. I feel like I'm draining my energies. And it's affecting my behaviour pattern. I'm very easily irritated and I hate to be at home . I feel like getting lost in oblivion because I feel worthless and I feel like I don't belong to anyone. I was betrayed in friendship by someone i called my bff. And that incident though 2 years old Stoll feels like a knife cutting through me. I need help . I want to straighten my thoughts out and focus on what's important in my life , I have major exams in a matter of two months. I feel really helpless, stuck in a spiral that's heading lower and lower.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Hello, I have gone through your description of events and emotions. You have been deprived of Love and affection by parents. You have been not appreciated/ Scape goated/loss of trust with your friends unable trust them/ Trauma of splitting relationship, all has culminated in a helpless condition and being in oblivion. Good that you recognized your problem. You need to speak to some one and emotional support needed. You can either talk to a therapist you like and if you wish contact me further and I will try to organize, helping you to recover from traumatic experiences and vacuum.
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I am not able sleep. Mind constantly thinks things happened in past 7 years. Sometimes I took amival-50, trazine-h, rispond plus, rescipra. On n off. When I feel more stressed. please advise how these medicines works with mind n body .presently having pain in head right side. Of head.

BDS, Certification in hypnotherapy, Certification in N.L.P, Certification in Gene and behavior, Psychology at Work
Psychologist, Gurgaon
I am not able sleep. Mind constantly thinks things happened in past 7 years. Sometimes I took amival-50, trazine-h, r...
Psychological help is usually underestimated along with the psychiatric help. Insomnia is a resultant of stressful thought pattern. Seek a Counseling session. The more you work hard to sleep, the more difficult it will be.
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I feel always like uneasiness and afraid because I am correspondent for 3 educational institutions, work stress and finance problems Doctors says no problem only gastrodeodinitis.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MPHIL
Psychologist, Mumbai
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It could be due to stress that you face the issues. Try to keep your thoughts away from the issues, go for walks, listen to some music, try and meditate for a few minutes everyday. Basically try to stay relaxed and keep your thoughts away from unwanted issues.
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I HVE SINUS PROBLEM CAN YOU PLEASE HELP ME OUT THROUGH THIS SITUATION I NOT ABLE TO CONCENTRATE ON ANY THING DUE TO HEAD ACHE AND LOTS OF MANY PROBLEMS.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
headach can be due to sinusistis to be confirmed by CTPNS and it can be due to migraine, tension headach, cluster headach. Paracetamol 650 sos is treatment for relief
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I unable to give attention to any work. Sad thinkings come to mind. It seems that my sharp brain has been blocked. Please help how I control my mind.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Nothing to worry , because of excessive feeling of stress and anxiety these symptoms will develop. Better to take homoeopathy medicines to reduce these symptoms permanently. Avoid sugary food and take vitamin d foods like fish, milk; omega 3 fatty acids like nuts along with medicines. You may consult a homeopath.
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How to get out of depression. I have just broked up with my girl friend :( please help i cant live anymore.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Nobody is worth dying for unless you were in the act of saving them. You may give your heart to somebody, even your mind, but never give your life for someone. Learn to accept that she does not want you for some reason or the other. You don?t want a girl who has been coerced into the relationship!It does not mean anyway that you are a bad person, a useless person, or of a questionable character. If you are any of these, then you have reason enough to work on those issues and get to become a better person. In love strange things happen, and strange bedfellows come together defying all reason. So you never know who is going to come around and love you to bits: that is the kind of person you want and need to hook up with. Look at the reasons why this relationship failed, and if there are many reasons pointing at you, learn to change them for yourself. This is an episodal depression i.E. It was stimulated by an event. When you deal with the event, all things will come to square one. Go talk to a counselor and express all your feelings and identify what went wrong and what you can do about it for future relations.
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I want to reduce tension and I want to be always happy sometimes fear inside my heart and while in sleeping, I want to also reduce fat, I am obesity, I want to have a perfect relationship with my wife.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
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Dear lybrate user, to reduce stress in your life, start some exercise, meditation or pick up any hobby. Try to understand the source of this stress, analyse it and find the best options to get rid of this. Stress might cause overeating, so please learn" stress management techniques" to lose weight, concentrate on food having lesser calories and more of proteins and nutrients. Have plenty of water. Go for regular exercise, yoga, cycling, jogging whatever you like. To have perfect relations with your wife, understand what she needs from you. Encourage her to express her feelings and needs and you also express your feelings and needs to her. Open communication, individual freedom of choice, faith, care and love make a healthy married relationship. Also, please understand that if you want to have an" ideal" life, which will have less stress, no sadness and excellent relationships, then you are sure to be disappointed. Every other person in this world would like to have this. But this is not possible. We all will have some stress in life, we cannot be always happy, there will be sad moments in our life. Our relationships also will never be perfect, because each person in this world is unique and hence it is difficult to get along with other people. Because of all this, it is important to have" rational expectations" from life and even from people around us. If you try to be a perfectionist, you might not be satisfied in life. Take care.
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BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Stress is the way our bodies and minds react to something which upsets our normal balance in life. Stress is how we feel and how our bodies react when we are fearful or anxious. Some level of stress has some upside to mind and body function to enable us to react in a positive way. Too much stress though, is both harmful to the body and our performance. How much is too much? well, that depends. On you and how you respond.

It is essential to know how our brain responds to the stimuli which trigger an anxiety response so that you are equipped to deal appropriately with anxiety.

Let me highlight the key areas of your brain that are involved, and then I will explain what happens inside the brain.

The thalamus is the central hub for sights and sounds. The thalamus breaks down incoming visual cues by size, shape and colour, and auditory cues by volume and dissonance, and then signals the cortex.

The cortex then gives raw sights and sounds meaning enabling you to be conscious of what you are seeing and hearing. And i'll mention here that the prefrontal cortex is vital to turning off the anxiety response once the threat has passed.

The amygdala is the emotional core of the brain whose primary role is to trigger the fear response. Information passing through the amygdala is associated with an emotional significance.

The bed nucleus of the stria terminals is particularly interesting when we discuss anxiety. While the amygdala sets off an immediate burst of fear whilst the bnst perpetuates the fear response, causing longer term unease typical of anxiety.

The locus ceruleus receives signals from the amygdala and initiates the classic anxiety response: rapid heartbeat, increased blood pressure, sweating and pupil dilation.

The hippocampus is your memory centre storing raw information from the senses, along with emotional baggage attached to the data by the amygdala.

Now we know these key parts, what happens when we are anxious, stressed or fearful?

Anxiety, stress and, of course, fear are triggered primarily through your senses:

Sight and sound are first processed by the thalamus, filtering incoming cues and sent directly to the amygdala or the cortex.

Smells and touch go directly to the amygdala, bypassing the thalamus altogether. (this is why smells often evoke powerful memories or feelings).

Any cues from your incoming senses that are associated with a threat in the amygdala (real or not, current or not) are immediately processed to trigger the fear response. This is the expressway. It happens before you consciously feel the fear.

The hippothalmus and pituitary gland cause the adrenal glands to pump out high levels of the stress hormone coritsol. Too much short circuits the cells of the hippocampus making it difficult to organize the memory of a trauma or stressful experience. Memories lose context and become fragmented.

The body's sympathetic nervous system shifts into overdrive causing the heart to beat faster, blood pressure to rise and the lungs hyperventilate. Perspiration increases and the skin's nerve endings tingle, causing goosebumps.

Your senses become hyper-alert, freezing you momentarily as you drink in every detail. Adrenaline floods to the muscles preparing you to fight or run away.

The brain shifts focus away from digestion to focus on potential dangers. Sometimes causing evacuation of the digestive tract thorough urination, defecation or vomiting. Heck, if you are about to be eaten as someone else's dinner why bother digesting your own?

Only after the fear response has been activated does the conscious mind kick in. Some sensory information, takes a more thoughtful route from the thalamus to the cortex. The cortex decides whether the sensory information warrants a fear response. If the fear is a genuine threat in space and time, the cortex signals the amygdala to continue being on alert.

Fear is a good, useful response essential to survival. However, anxiety is a fear of something that cannot be located in space and time.

Most often it is that indefinable something triggered initially by something real that you sense, that in itself is not threatening but it is associated with a fearful memory. And the bed nucleus of the stria terminals perpetuate the fear response. Anxiety is a real fear response for the individual feeling anxious. Anxiety can be debilitating for the sufferer.

Now that you know how anxiety happens in your brain, we can pay attention to how we can deliberately use our pre-frontal cortex to turn off an inappropriate anxiety response once a threat has passed.
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I am 32 years old working as lecturer but still I feel very depressed because my husband is not earning enough wat shall I do to be energetic so that my kids will be happy.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I am 32 years old working as lecturer but still I feel very depressed because my husband is not earning enough wat sh...
You can try going for a job and supporting th family financially as well as feel energetic. All the best.
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I have been suffering from fever since on week. And there is pain in my whole body.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have been suffering from fever since on week. And there is pain in my whole body.
1. Take one tablet of crocin advance (500 mg) as and when required upto a maximum of three tablets daily after food 2. Cold sponging sos 3. Drink plenty of water 4. Take rest 5. If no relief do blood examination like esr, cbc, widal/ typhidot test, blood for mp/malaria antigen, dengue antigen (ns1) test, urine re/me, x ray chest after consulting physician and follow the advice and treatment.
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Hi m 21 years old n students (medico) n m thinking to take modalert tablets for study purpose it is ok? Does it hav serious side effects? M thinking to take it twice or trice a week so dat I can study more.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hi m 21 years old n students (medico) n m thinking to take modalert tablets for study purpose it is ok? Does it hav s...
Commonly reported side effects of modafinil include: headache and nausea. Other side effects include: anorexia and xerostomia. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effect.
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I have headache since few days. And have some body ache. Could you please tell me what can I do?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
I have headache since few days. And have some body ache. Could you please tell me what can I do?
Hi there ~ we will work to provide you with a personalized diagnosis and generate a treatment plan that is right for you. There are different types of headaches you can experience, all of which have different treatment options. Diagnostic classifications for headaches include tension-type headaches, cluster headaches, migraines, and others. If you feel as though you could benefit from a consultation with one of our neurologists specializing in headache management, there are some tools you can use to help guide you. Take paracetamol
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My bro suffering from parkinson treatment ie going on doctor gave celemetrol injection ,what more treatment can give him.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My bro suffering from parkinson treatment ie going on doctor gave celemetrol injection ,what more treatment can give ...
Do have proper follow proper follow up with neuro physican and neuro physiotherapist and take appropriate therapy and management best wishes.
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Pain in my shoulders and neck. What I should it?

General Physician,
Pain in my shoulders and neck. What I should it?
Apply volini gel on neck. do warm fomentation. do neck muscle exercises, avoid high pillow. consult if not ok.
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I started stammering since 7 the class. Now I am 24 years old. My biggest challenge is being audible and clear to people. It has created a big hindrance for me while communicating. I cannot talk normally , like others do, which has cost me my last job, as I was into customer service (voice). Please suggest me a permanent solution. I presume this is genetic , as my grand father also stammers .

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Stammering can be made lesser only and only by speech therapy. So you should take the help of a speech therapist. Also, i'd suggest you to visit a psychologist as confidence plays a great role in dealing with this problem. I'd suggest you to speak very slowly, word by word. People may make fun of this but believe me, slowly you'll get better at it. Hope your query is answered. Feel free to ask if you have any doubts. Wishing you good health.
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From since one month am not able to concentrate on any work always I ll be in sad mood and some Wat in depression, don't like to mingle with any one before I was not like this, always one or the other thing will be running around my mind, I feel like dieing and feeling alone pls suggest some answer tat I shld be happy and feel free from mind as well as from heart. Pls answer.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
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I am 27 year old suffering from schizophrenia. I can't study or can't do anything. Taking tablets fludac and trazin h. I feel I am changed. How long it will take to get cured.

BHARAT JYOTI, MRACGP, INCEPTOR, MD-PhD, MD - Psychiatry, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Antipsychotic medications reduce the risk of future psychotic episodes in patients who have recovered from an acute episode. Even with continued drug treatment, some people who have recovered will suffer relapses. Far higher relapse rates are seen when medication is discontinued. In most cases, it would not be accurate to say that continued drug treatment ?prevents? relapses; rather, it reduces their intensity and frequency. The treatment of severe psychotic symptoms generally requires higher dosages than those used for maintenance treatment. If symptoms reappear on a lower dosage, a temporary increase in dosage may prevent a full-blown relapse. Because relapse of illness is more likely when antipsychotic medications are discontinued or taken irregularly, it is very important that people with schizophrenia work with their doctors and family members to adhere to their treatment plan. Adherence to treatment refers to the degree to which patients follow the treatment plans recommended by their doctors. Good adherence involves taking prescribed medication at the correct dose and proper times each day, attending clinic appointments, and/or carefully following other treatment procedures. Treatment adherence is often difficult for people with schizophrenia, but it can be made easier with the help of several strategies and can lead to improved quality of life. There are a variety of reasons why people with schizophrenia may not adhere to treatment. Patients may not believe they are ill and may deny the need for medication, or they may have such disorganized thinking that they cannot remember to take their daily doses. Family members or friends may not understand schizophrenia and may inappropriately advise the person with schizophrenia to stop treatment when he or she is feeling better. Physicians, who play an important role in helping their patients adhere to treatment, may neglect to ask patients how often they are taking their medications, or may be unwilling to accommodate a patient?s request to change dosages or try a new treatment. Some patients report that side effects of the medications seem worse than the illness itself. Further, substance abuse can interfere with the effectiveness of treatment, leading patients to discontinue medications. When a complicated treatment plan is added to any of these factors, good adherence may become even more challenging. Fortunately, there are many strategies that patients, doctors, and families can use to improve adherence and prevent worsening of the illness. Some antipsychotic medications, including haloperidol (Haldol®), fluphenazine (Prolixin®), perphenazine (Trilafon®) and others, are available in long-acting injectable forms that eliminate the need to take pills every day. A major goal of current research on treatments for schizophrenia is to develop a wider variety of long-acting antipsychotics, especially the newer agents with milder side effects, which can be delivered through injection. Medication calendars or pill boxes labeled with the days of the week can help patients and caregivers know when medications have or have not been taken. Using electronic timers that beep when medications should be taken, or pairing medication taking with routine daily events like meals, can help patients remember and adhere to their dosing schedule. Engaging family members in observing oral medication taking by patients can help ensure adherence. In addition, through a variety of other methods of adherence monitoring, doctors can identify when pill taking is a problem for their patients and can work with them to make adherence easier. It is important to help motivate patients to continue taking their medications properly. In addition to any of these adherence strategies, patient and family education about schizophrenia, its symptoms, and the medications being prescribed to treat the disease is an important part of the treatment process and helps support the rationale for good adherence.
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