The negative symptoms of schizophrenia can be hard to treat. Medicines don't always work well for these symptoms, which include finding little or no pleasure in life and feeling no emotions.
Negative symptoms may be harder to deal with than positive symptoms, because they often are long-lasting and may make your loved one appear to be concerned only about himself or herself. These symptoms include not caring about things, having no interest in things, and not taking care of oneself.
To help you deal with your loved one's negative symptoms:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Miklos Ferenc Losonczy, MD, PhD - Psychiatry|
|Last Revised||August 16, 2011|
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