Often Feel Scared At Night And Isolate Yourself. Symptoms Of Schizophrenia?
Hello, I want to ask about the initial symptoms of schizophrenia, what are the initial symptoms that are caused? I often feel scared especially at night, I also often hear the sound of calling my name and to end my life, sometimes I also prefer to isolate myself and are reluctant to make friends. Are these early symptoms? Thank you..
Good evening Ellisa Musrim, thanks for the question.
Basically, there are several symptom terms found in schizophrenia, such as initial symptoms, negative symptoms and positive symptoms. You can read about the differences between the three symptoms and also about schizophrenia itself in the following article: symptoms of schizophrenia.
There are certain criteria based on experts to state whether someone has schizophrenia or not, such as:
There are 2 or more symptoms that occur within 1 month in the form of delusions, hallucinations, talk of ramblings, chaotic actions, or there are negative symptoms. Does not meet the criteria for schizoaffective disorder (mixed mood disorders with schizophrenia) and mood disorders such as depression or bipolar disorder with symptoms of psychosis. Not caused by certain diseases or effects of the use of certain drugs including the use of Narcotics. in the early symptoms or other symptoms in the symptoms of schizophrenia or not, it is advisable to check yourself accompanied by your family to a psychiatrist (psychiatrist) for further assessment. After the doctor assesses, further treatment will be determined depending on the doctor's diagnosis, whether you really suffer from schizophrenia or not.
In the meantime, to help reduce the symptoms it is recommended that you get closer to the Creator and also to other members of your family, do your activities or hobbies that can divert your mind from hearing these sounds, do not use any drugs to reduce symptoms without the advice of a doctor.
I hope this helps.