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Anxiety in Patients with Schizophrenia: Epidemiology and Management

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The entire “answer” here is… More (side-effect-causing) Drugs! Including SSRI anti-D’s which are known to help with anxiety in a small %age of pts in the short run, but too often make it worse in the long. (Gobsmack.)

Almost all anxiety is cognitively (meaning thought-) driven. Meds can help rebalance an out-of-balance autonomic (“fight or flight”) nervous system that is the result of “stinking thinking,” but once that is accomplished it’s the stinking thinking itself that needs to be addressed. For that…

REBT – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rational_emotive_behavior_therapy
Schematherapy – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schema_Therapy
Learned Optimism – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learned_optimism
Standard CBT – http://www.beckinstitute.org/what-is-cognitive-behavioral-therapy/About-CBT/252/

DBT – http://behavioraltech.org/resources/whatisdbt.cfm
MBSR – http://www.mindfullivingprograms.com/whatMBSR.php
ACT – https://contextualscience.org/act
10 StEP – http://pairadocks.blogspot.com/2015/04/the-10-steps-of-emotion-processing.html

MBBT – https://www.newharbinger.com/blog/introduction-mind-body-bridging-i-system
SEPT – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatic_Experiencing
SMPT – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensorimotor_psychotherapy

And guess what, they don’t cause side-effects.

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