Schizophrenia

    Overview

    Schizophrenia is a mental disorder often characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to recognize what is real. Common symptoms include false beliefs, unclear or confused thinking, auditory hallucinations, reduced social engagement and emotional expression, and lack of motivation. Treatment is usually lifelong and often involves a combination of medications and psychological and social therapy.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Amal Asiri, MD

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Megan Ault, PMHNP-BC

    Family Medicine
    710 N. 8th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Jordyn Bailey, LCPC

    Counselor Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
    Provider

    Kathleen Bautista, LCSW

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Jeffrey Bennett, MD

    Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Basar Cenik, MD

    Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Meghan Golden, LCSW

    Director of Survivor Recovery Center and Director of Community Outreach, Department of Family and Community Medicine Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Lillian Houston, MD

    Vice Chair of Education, Psychiatry Department Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Carrie Janus, PMHNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry
    1600 W. Walnut St. 1600 W. Walnut St. Jacksonville, IL 62650
    Provider

    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Obiora Onwuameze, MD

    Clerkship Director Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Philip Pan, MD

    Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Andrea Peterson, LCSW

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Kathleen Pritchett, PMHNP-BC

    Psychiatry
    1600 W. Walnut St. 1600 W. Walnut St. Jacksonville, IL 62650
    Provider

    Ankit Sharma, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Laura Shea, MD

    Medicine Psychiatry
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1700 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Santosh Shrestha, MD

    Director, Psychiatry Residency Program, Division Chief, Adult Psychiatry Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Kari Wolf, MD

    Chair of the Department of Psychiatry Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702

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