Inside Schizophrenia: Comorbidity with Schizophrenia

Comorbidity is the presence of one or more additional conditions co-occurring with a primary condition. In this episode, host schizophrenic Rachel Star Withers with her cohost Gabe Howard will be discussing comorbidity with schizophrenia. Comorbidity is associated with worse health outcomes, more complex clinical management and increased health care costs. Occupational therapist and host of the podcast Occupied, Brock Cook, will be joining us to discuss ways that he works with people with schizophrenia to manage multiple health issues.  Highlights from “Comorbidity with Schizophrenia” Episode [01:28] What is comorbidity [03:37] Antipsychotic medication side effects leading to comorbidity [05:00] Obesity with schizophrenia [08:30] Medication side effect of weight gain [11:08] Lifestyle factors of people with schizophrenia [14:00] Obstacles to getting treatment [16:19] How loved ones react [19:00] Doctors not wanting to treat other comorbidities [20:50] Tracking your symptoms [25:00] Everyone needs to be on the same page [27:00] Guest Interview with Occupational Therapist Brock Cook [29:00] Smoking unhealthy/healthy? [33:00] Learning new coping mechanisms [36:00] Set small goals [43:30] What is Rachel’s small goal? About Our Guest Brock Cook is an Occupational Therapist in Australia and host of the podcast “Occupied”. His podcast explores all things Occupation, Occupational Science, and Occupational Therapy. www.brockcook.com Computer Gene...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Antipsychotic Inside Schizophrenia Mental Health and Wellness Psychiatry Psychology Psychotherapy Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia comorbid comorbid psychiatric conditions Comorbidities Comorbidity Diagnosis Of Schizophrenia Livi Source Type: blogs

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