If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
Violence is one of the reasons someone with schizophrenia needs hospitalization. It is a way to protect the person or those around him or her until the delusions or hallucinations often associated with the violence pass.
Common signs that can indicate someone with schizophrenia may become violent include:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry|
|Last Revised||August 31, 2012|
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