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Psychosis discussion

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  • Psychosis discussion<p><span style="text-decoration: underline; font-size: 14px;">Does a person diagnosed with either schizophrenia or another psychotic disorder need to be institutionalized? </span></p> <p>Institution pros: a psychiatrist and nurses have a relationship with the client, medications can be given in the proper doses.</p> <p>Institution cons: should a person be institutionalized forever? Relationships with family and friends will suffer and social stigmas are still there for those who are institutionalized.</p> <p>Home-care pros: less stigmatizing, stronger relationships with family and friends.</p> <p>Home-care cons: out-patient care may not be frequent enough (psychiatrist appointments may be weekly), client must be trusted to take medications</p>