Schizotypal Personality Disorder Treatment

Can this condition be treated? What Schizotypal Personality Disorder treatment options are available? Learn more below about the current treatments available to patients.

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How to Treat Schizotypal Personality Disorder


Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. Treatment options include:

Counseling

Counseling is often beneficial for people with schizotypal personality disorder. Counseling sessions focus on helping you gain insight into your personality disorder and changing your behavior.

Medications

Currently there is no medication available specifically for this condition. You may be prescribed an antipsychotic drug called pimozide (Orap) to treat distorted thinking. Other drugs that may be used include risperidone (Risperdal) , haloperidol (Haldol) , and olanzapine (Zyprexa).

Your doctor may also prescribe medications to treat some of your symptoms. For example, you may be given medications to treat anxiety or depression.

Other Treatments

Other treatments, such as group therapy and social skills training, can help you to manage symptoms. Family therapy may also help.



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