Schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophreniform disorder are all thought disorders which cause individuals to fall out of touch with reality.
Patients may experience hallucinations that are auditory, tactile, or visual. These hallucinations cause considerable distress, delusions, and other challenges. But thought disorders can be treated. Medications, therapy, and other therapeutic approaches may help. At Banyan Mental Health, our residential mental health program in Boca can aid in the treatment of thought disorders.
Thought disorders occur when patterns of thinking or perception are altered or distorted. This causes the individual to perceive reality incorrectly. When a person’s perception of reality is compromised, professional treatment is necessary to help the individual. Thought disorders include symptoms such as:
When a person is experiencing difficulty communicating or perceiving their reality properly, they are likely struggling with a thought disorder. At Banyan Mental Health, we can diagnose and treat thought disorders of varying types and severities. Some thought disorders are only mildly disruptive, while others require considerable attention for treatment.
We employ a multitude of approaches to address thought disorders at our residential mental health program in Boca Raton. Techniques for treating thought disorders include:
For some individuals medication can also be greatly beneficial. Our licensed therapists combine the best fit of therapeutic approaches for each individual to aid in the treatment of thought disorders. Often, thought disorders intertwine with other issues, such as mood disorders or substance abuse. When two disorders occur simultaneously it’s known as a dual diagnosis, aka co-occurring disorder. We offer treatment for these and many other challenges.
Thought disorders are often challenging to overcome, but our licensed therapists at Banyan Mental Health offer approaches to help address and overcome these challenges. Our residential treatment program can address thought disorders, co-occurring disorders, mood disorders, substance abuse, and more.