2021, Vol. 5 Issue 1, Part B
Homoeopathy: The boon for schizophrenia
Author(s): Dr. Truptida Sahu, Dr. Kanika Agarwal and Dr. Hemlata Baswal
Schizophreniais a mental disorder which is characterized by thoughtsor experiences that seem out of touch with reality, disorganized speech or behavior and decreased participation in daily activities. Difficulty in concentration and memory may also be present. Schizophrenia mainly affects adolescence and young adults. Genes play a major role in schizophrenia. There are five types of schizophrenia (paranoid, hebephrenic, catatonic, and undifferentiated and the simple type). According to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental disorders-IV TR, three characteristic symptoms should be met to diagnose Schizophrenia. According to the father of Homoeopathy, all mental disorders belong to “one sided diseases” which are Psoric in nature. So, they should be treated with antipsoric medicines, which he has described in Organon of medicine.
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Dr. Truptida Sahu, Dr. Kanika Agarwal, Dr. Hemlata Baswal. Homoeopathy: The boon for schizophrenia. Int J Hom Sci 2021;5(1):90-93.