7 Things I Wish My Patients Knew About Treating Schizophrenia

Setting Expectations

My patients with schizophrenia are all different, but they face many of the same challenges and struggles. When I see them, I try to give them the information they need to feel confident about their path going forward.



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Andre’a Watkins, MD

Andre’a Watkins, MD, is a psychiatrist with the AXIS Healthcare Group in Kensington, MD. She also works for TMS Neurohealth Centers performing Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to treat depression and anxiety. View her Healthgrades profile >

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Publish Date: Jan 27, 2016

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