Schizophrenia Worksheet for Patients
What is the theory behind the Schizophrenia Worksheet for Patients?
Schizophrenia is a psychotic mental illness characterised by serious disturbances in one’s ability to perceive reality leading to disorders thinking, emotional responses and maladaptive behaviours that cause significant loss of daily function. Some key features of this disorder are frequent delusions, hallucinations and very odd emotional and behavioural responses. Since it severely hampers one’s ability to take care of themselves, it is crucial to help diagnosed individuals set up a self-care plan.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will provide information about self-care to clients diagnosed with and seeking help for their schizophrenia symptoms. It can help them formulate a self-care plan with their therapist to ensure they are able to manage their symptoms effectively when in need. It can also provide information to family and friends and educate them about how they can help their loved ones.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet can be used for clients seeking help for schizophrenia symptoms and also their family and friends. They can use the information given in the worksheet to determine their own self-care plan and identify areas that they need to work on to manage future episodes.
You can download this worksheet here.